How to grow Crocus vernus

Crocus vernus growing corm of the genus Crocus, also known as Spring crocus, Crocus vernus is perennial deciduous plant used as ornamental plant, grows in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-9.

Leaves shaped like coniferous leaves.

Crocus vernus flower

Flower color purple with yellow-orange stigmas, there are six petals and 3 stigmas.

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Requirements for Crocus vernus growing and care:

Well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Corm

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to flood

Recommended planting season?
Summer, autumn, winter

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, fungal

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Trim all the dead leaves

Size of the plant?
10-15 cm, 4-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
End of the winter, spring

General information about the flower
Purple or white flower

Thinning the bloom:
Wind and rain

Pollination is done by:

Vegetative Reproduction

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Crocus vernus?
Split corm

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Crocus vernus:
End of the summer

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
Start of the season

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Crocus vernus?
The same as fully grown plant

Scientific name:

Crocus vernus

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