Red perilla

Perilla frutescens var. crispa f. purpurea

  • Red perilla
  • Red perilla
  • Flower name
    Red perilla
  • Scientific name
    Perilla 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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Perilla
  • Species
    P. frutescens var. crispa f. purpurea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeA year of grass
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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