Jeok Ssam Ip
Jeok Ssam Ip
This Vietnamese perilla has smaller leaves and a stronger, aromatic flavor than Japanese perilla. The topside of the leaf is deep green and the underside deep red-purple. Often also grown as an ornamental accent in the garden. Traditionally cooked with seafood.
- Warm season annual
- Approx. 600-650 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 70 days
- Planting season: Late spring/summer
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow by broadcasting seeds in spring/summer after last frost, in a warm, sunny location. Or sow using the info in the chart. Seeds need light to germinate so barely cover with soil. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant is heat tolerant prefers full sun to light shade.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in shrimp and fish dishes, banh tom, thit heo nau ya ba ba and pickling.