wanted: id this vegie please.

fluffybonbon(9)May 26, 2011

I'm posting this edible veggie in the hope that someone can ID it for me. It seem like a purple basil but the color much darker , please see the pic below:

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vickilon

I have one that was sold to me as as Purple Perilla or Shosi. You should check locally to be sure before eating. I use fresh small leaves raw in salad and other larger leaves made into a paste for sauce on asian food. Lovely flavor.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2011 at 4:17PM
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vickilon

Sorry I meant Shiso. I bought seeds for the same plant later.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2011 at 6:55PM
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