- Flower nameRed perilla
- Scientific namePerilla frutescens var. crispa f. purpurea
- Alias赤紫蘇, シソ, Aka shiso
- Place of originChinese, Burmese, Himalayan
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Red perilla
Red perilla or Aka-shiso (scientific name: Perilla frutescens var. crispa f. purpurea) is a cultivar of perilla (scientific name: Perilla frutescens var. crispa) that has purple leaves and is not shriveled. he cultivar with green, unfrizzed leaves is called green perilla (scientific name: f. viridis).
General name: Red perilla, Scientific name: Perilla frutescens var. crispa f. purpurea, aka: Red shiso, origin: China, Burmese, Himalayan, Habitat: cultivation, life type: one on grass, height: 40-100 cm stem: upright, leaf shape: broad egg-shaped with the tips be pointed, leaf size: 5-8 cm, and serrated, leaf: opposite, phyllotaxis, leaf color: purple (scientific name: f. purpurea), shaped flowers: racemes, flower, purple, white, flowering July through August, uses: leaves and inflorescence, fruit, flower diameter:0.2-0.3cm food and traditional Chinese medicine, how to Cook: shiso leaf garnish for sashimi, Tempura, Kaho is Japanese cuisine of ornament. Red perilla's leaves with salted plum coloring and crushed salt and co to Yukari, the ear is pickles.