A beautiful and delicious plant that is very popular in Asia. The purple-red leaves are used to color and flavor vinegar and to make beautiful, pink rice. Great in salads; flavor is a mix of basil and mint. Contains 75 heirloom seeds
Good micro or salad mix item, or use larger leaves as sushi wraps and plate garnishes. Larger leaf and plant than our Red and Green Shisos. Mild mint/basil aroma. Good container or pack sale item for ornamental use. Leaves show best color contrast when grown in temperatures below 85° F. Avg. 8,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Distinct cinnamon/clove flavor and aroma, with the spiciness of cumin. Used in oriental cooking, sushi and salad mix. Choose from red- or green-leaved varieties. 80-85 days to harvest. Avg. 27,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Distinct cinnamon/clove flavor and aroma, with the spiciness of cumin. Used in oriental cooking, sushi and salad mix. Red Shiso colors radish pickles and "umeboshi" plums. Choose from red- or green-leaved varieties. 80-85 days to harvest. Avg. 27,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Red-leaved Perilla (also known as Shiso) is a must-have herb in the sunny garden, just for its beautiful looks and butterfly-attracting abilities if not for its flavor and nutritious value! This annual is a mainstay of Asian cuisine, but is less commonly used in this country, though it grows readily in full sunshine and any well-drained soil, even re-seeding itself in mild and warm climates.The stems on this plant are a deep violet, keeping their color from spring until frost, and the leaves vary from pink to dark wine-red. Slightly serrated, they can reach up to 6 inches across, leading…
We planted this variety for our spring garden 2017 here in San Antonio, Texas. A lot of our cantaloupes started out with a pronounced curve on the flower end and going for about 2 inches. The flesh was sweet but on the curved part there was no flesh to eat. What caused this? Mary W.