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Perilla - Perilla frutescens

Perilla

Perilla frutescens


DESCRIPTION:

Perilla, or shiso depending on variety, is used extensively in East Asia especially in Korea and Japan. The leaves are aromatic and used as both a seasoning herb and a vegetable in Asian dishes. There are many different varieties with different flavors and uses. Please see above to see what varieties we offer.

BOTANICAL NAME:

Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton

FAMILY: Lamiaceae

INGREDIENTS:

Perilla leaf

CUISINE TYPES:

East Asian

FLAVOR:

earthy, anise, sometimes slightly minty.

AVAILABILITY:

Year round, limited availability

PRODUCTION STYLE:

Grown on a polyculture farm without spray. Hand harvested and machine dried.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

Taiwan, Taidong.

EST. SHELF LIFE:

1-2 Weeks

RELATED INFO:

SHIPPING METHODS:

Taiwan Shipping: 1-3 Day Postal Service, Black Cat and 7-11. Next day refrigerated and frozen delivery available door-to-door or to 7-11.

International Shipping Options: Postal Service (1-3 week air mail), EMS, Courier (DHL & FedEx), Air Freight (wholesale). Fresh produce unavailable outside of Taiwan.

Please see our Ordering Information Page for more information.

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