Perilla Red Shiso, microgrens seeds- Asian herb with a unique flavor
Perilla Red Shiso with its botanical name Perilla frutescens is an amazing Asian herb with beautiful red ragged leaves. With its unique herbal (mix. of mint, oregano, anise and basil) taste it has become a firm favorite among chefs looking to create extraordinary dishes in Chinese and Japanese cuisine.
Growing Perilla Red Shiso isn't as straightforward, but it's definitely worth the effort! For optimal germination, store the seeds in darkness for 8 days at 10 degrees Celsius. Then you can choose whether you want microgreens ready within 19 days or fully grown edible leaves!
Health benefits and usage:
Shiso red offers a plethora of nutritional benefits and natural healing properties. Rich in provitamin A, vitamin B1 & B2, PP, Vitamin C as well as Omega 3 fatty acids. The antioxidants found in Shiso Red micro-greens can help slow down the aging process! With its anti-inflammatory capabilities it is said to be an effective remedy for egzema, arthritis and asthma - making this herbal wonder one that should definitely not go overlooked!
Red shiso is an essential ingredient in the delicious and popular Japanese specialty of umeboshi, adding flavor to rice, pasta dishes, sauces and salads. When dried and ground into a powder it can transform white rice into purple-colored goodness or be used as a marinade for meat - making any dish more flavorful!
|Variety:||Perilla Red Shiso|
|Seed Category:||Microgreens Seeds|
|Latin Name:||Perilla frutescens|
|Seed count per gram:||3000 seeds|
|Sprout in low temp.:||No|
|Blackout Time:||8 days|
|Total growing time:||27 days|
|Taste:||Mix of mint Anise, Basil and Oregano|
|Leaves Color:||Green to Violet|
|Nutrition benefits:||A, C, B1, B2, PP, Omega 3|
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