Saffron plant for sale – Easy plant to grow, with edible stigmas also grown for the ornamental flowers, planting in mid-autumn to winter when buy plants, better to buy bulbs (planting end of the summer to autumn) and another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Saffron plant – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial, growing hardiness zone: 4-10 and also grown as house plant, water needed – small to average, light conditions – full sun to partial shade, possible full shade with a lot of lights, height: 5-10 cm, 2-4 inches.
Blooming in the autumn or winter in saucer shaped flowers that appear in purple color.
Uses for stigmas: spice (risotto, paella or regular rice) or medical
Alternative names: Saffron, Saffron crocus, Crocus sativus