Perilla 'magilla'- edible?

treefrog_fl(z10 FL)October 29, 2005

I assume this perilla is related to the other shiso or beefsteak plants.

Has anyone eaten it? or have any info?

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rain1950(W. WA z8)

'Magilla' is only a variety name. These common name for Perilla is Shiso and what I've read it would be just as edible as the common variety. Kewl, another pretty that I can eat!

    Bookmark   November 5, 2005 at 11:11AM
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garlicgrower

The perillas are used to flavoring and coloring various pickled vegetables and the red one goes with pickled plums.
I believe all the perillas are edible herbs.
Cheers
Maryanne

    Bookmark   November 14, 2005 at 12:55PM
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