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what can it be used for ..

Posted by vieja z7NM (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 7, 12 at 21:06

I grew some red perilla last year & have quite a few growing again this a year (is it a perennial or annual?). What can it be used for? I have it growing by my beautiful Northern Sea Oats plant (now putting out those pretty 'eyelash' seed pods). I also have parsley going to seed & seedlings growing all over & wonder if I should let these plants grow or are they not like the parent plant? Some herbs seem to want to 'take over' & I also have to thin the Sweet Annie to just a couple of huge plants each year. I love to cut & dry Sweet Annie & place in a flour sack & hang in the closet for its lovely aroma!


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RE: what can it be used for ..

Look up "shiso" or "beefsteak plant" and you will find how it is used in various asian or asian-inspired recipes. I included an article on perilla's medicinal uses.

FataMorgana

Here is a link that might be useful: Perilla article


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