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wanted: id this vegie please.

Posted by fluffybonbon 9 (My Page) on
Thu, May 26, 11 at 17:25

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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RE: wanted: id this vegie please.

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.


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RE: wanted: id this vegie please.

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


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