Atropurpurea Perilla seeds
  • Atropurpurea Perilla seeds

Atropurpurea Perilla seeds

Van Hemert en Co seeds

Perilla nankinensis Atropurpurea is a very aromatic kitchen herb and a plant with a special ornamental value in the garden. Perilla is also known as the Black nettle because of the dark purple incised and slightly crimped leaves. Also eaten as a sprout vegetable. The small seedlings are mixed into salads and used as a garnish.

  • Sprout vegetable
  • Other names: Black nettle and Shisho
  • Also beautiful as an ornamental plant

Perilla is used under the name Shisho in Japanese sushi and oriental dishes. The color of the perilla gives special accents to dishes. The purple leaves are also used to color pickled fruits. Perilla helps against colds, stomach aches and bacterial infections.

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Perilla seeds - Van Hemert en Co seeds

Perilla nankinensis Atropurpurea is a very aromatic kitchen herb and a plant with a special ornamental value in the garden. Perilla is also known as the Black nettle because of the dark purple incised and slightly crimped leaves. Also eaten as a sprout vegetable. The small seedlings are mixed into salads and used as a garnish.

  • Sprout vegetable
  • Other names: Black nettle and Shisho
  • Also beautiful as an ornamental plant

Perilla is used under the name Shisho in Japanese sushi and oriental dishes. The color of the perilla gives special accents to dishes. The purple leaves are also used to color pickled fruits. Perilla helps against colds, stomach aches and bacterial infections.

Sowing time: Sow the Perilla seeds indoors from February to May in pots. Sow outdoors in May and June. Perilla seed germinates slowly and irregularly.

Planting distance: 25cm

Height: 50-60cm

Flowering time: August to October

Harvest time: March to September

Storage: You can dry the perilla leaves on the stems for winter use.

Specifications

Reference
HC-17030
EAN
8713172170304
Tags
Brand
Van Hemert & Co zaden

Other features

Botanic name
Perilla frutescens var. nankinensis
Cultivar
Atropurpurea
Category
Annual
Planting time
February - June
Flowering period
August - October
Height
50cm
Collection
van Hemert & Co

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