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Perilla Red

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Also known as Shiso, Perilla is one of the most commonly used herbs in Japanese cooking. The frilly-edged leaves are sharply flavored, similar to anise and can be used for seasoning, pickling ginger and garnishing. The seeds from the flower buds can be sprinkled on salads or used in rice.

Online Code: 140178

Product Weight: 500 milligrams

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Sharp, strong flavor

Days to Harvest: 80 to 85 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 21 days

Seed Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8")

Seed Spacing: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Row Spacing: 60 cm (24")

Plant Spacing: 45 to 60 cm (18 to 24")

Planting Instructions: Sow seed direct into the garden once all danger of frost has passed. For an earlier crop, start seed indoors 6 to 8 weeks before last frost.

Preparation Ideas: Use in sushi, cooking and pickling.