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Kitazawa Red Aka Shiso Perilla Seeds
Aka Shiso is a traditional Japanese herb with refreshing aromatic red frilled leaves. Also known as Beefsteak plant. The plant has a bush growth habit. It is also grown as sprouts or microgreens. As the plant matures, pinch off leaves for use. This promotes branching and leaf production.
Kitazawa Hojiso Perilla Seeds
An aromatic Japanese specialty herb, perilla is grown for its flower tips/buds and leaves for fresh garnish and pickling. The leaves are green on top and purple/red underneath. Good for container gardening.
Kitazawa Korean Perilla Seeds
This large leaf perilla is a Korean specialty. The leaves are two-toned— bright green on top and light purple underneath. They have a unique flavor that tastes somewhere between mint and basil and are often used as a wrap for sushi and cooked food. Excellent as a microgreen for salads/garnish.
Kitazawa Jeok Ssam Ip Perilla Seeds
This Vietnamese perilla has smaller leaves and a stronger, aromatic flavor than Japanese perilla. The topside of the leaf is deep green and the underside deep red-purple. Often also grown as an ornamental accent in the garden. Traditionally cooked with seafood.