Also known as perilla, la tia to, oba, gee so, jen, and zi su. The green is the most common variety and is used primarily with fresh sushi, and the red is used in the pickling of vegetables. Depending upon the ethnicity of the cuisine, these leaves may be served raw, tempura-fried, and wrapped inside fresh  sushi. Its flavor is a bit licorice-like, and it is a cousin of both basil and mint. Store between 45-50 degrees F, and keep dry. Protect from ethylene gas producing produce. 100ct tray