Perilla Seeds, Purple (Zi Su, Aka Shiso)
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This is a terrific multiple-use plant, with great ornamental, culinary, and nutritional qualities. A member of the mint family, with a nice, spicy touch. Often used as an herb fresh or dried, chopped for stir-fries, and used for homeopathic medicine in Asia. The beautiful ruffled purple-red leaves are wonderful in arrangements. High in nutrients and proven helpful for many ailments. Typical of Perilla, this one is slow to germinate, but easy to grow. Untreated seed.
|Botanical Name||Perilla frutescens|
|Approx no. of seeds||1200|
|Est. Maturity (days)||40-60|