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 or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.
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
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Requirements for growing Saffron plant care:
Dry summer, 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 big amount of water in the dry season
Recommended planting season?
Summer, autumn, winter
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Trim all the dead leaves
Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water, small amount of water, in the summer without water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes, need some light in the bloom season
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower
Light to dark purple, stigmas red-orange 3 stigmas
Thinning the bloom:
Wind and rain
Pollination is done by:
How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Saffron plant?
The best time for vegetative reproduction in Saffron plant:
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 plant?
The same as fully grown plant