Saffron plant growing corm of the genus Crocus, also known as Saffron plant crocus, Saffron plant perennial deciduous in the summer also used as ornamental fragrant plants. Grow in mediterranean climate
Leaves shape like coniferous leaves.
Saffron plant flower
Flower, purple flower top of the relatively bright petals and the central part even sometimes black and the lower part is white .there are six petals, the stigmas red-orange 3 stigmas used in the production of spice, the flowers grows directly from the corm, from a single bulb could be more from one flower
Requirements for growing Saffron plant care:
Dry summer, well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing Saffron plant:
Plant / Corm
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction in Saffron plant?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Saffron plant:
Sensitive to big amount of water in the dry season
When is the best time to plant a Saffron plant plant:
Pests and diseases in Saffron plant:
When is the best time to prune a Saffron plant plant?
How to prune a Saffron plant:
Trim all the dead leaves
What is the size of a Saffron plant plant?
Growth speed in Saffron plant:
Saffron plant Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water, in the summer without water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Saffron plant:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Saffron plant indoor?
Yes, need some light in the bloom season
Growing Saffron plant is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Saffron bloom?
Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower:
Light to dark purple, stigmas red-orange 3 stigmas
Thinning / Deadheading of Saffron Blossom:
Wind and rain
Pollination is done by:
How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Saffron?
The best time for vegetative reproduction in Saffron:
End of the summer
How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
Start of the autumn
What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Saffron?
The same as fully grown plant