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Purple Perilla
Perilla frutescens
Uses: Culinary/Aromatic/Industrial Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
(Akashisho) Decorative green foliage reminiscent of coleus. Cinnamon-scented leaves are popular in Japan for flavouring raw fish, bean curd, pickles and tempura. Also used to give scarlet colour to pickled plums and preserved ginger. Before sowing, chill sees at 5C (40F) for 3 days in moist sand. Purplish red leaves; preferred variety for pickling.
S4474-200 Bulk Seeds $5.00/10g, $44.00/100g
P4474-200 Plants $3.50/ea
S4474-200 Seeds $2.50/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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