Information On How To Grow Saffron Crocus Bulbs

Saffron has often been described as a spice that is worth more than its weight in gold. It’s so expensive that you may wonder “Can I grow saffron crocus bulbs and harvest my own saffron?” The answer is yes; you can grow saffron in your home garden. Keep reading to learn how to grow saffron. Before Growing Saffron Crocus Saffron comes from the saffron crocus bulb (Crocus sativus), which is an autumn blooming crocus. The spice is actually the red stigmas of this crocus flower. Each flower will only produce three stigmas and each saffron crocus bulb will only produce one flower. When growing saffron, first find a place to purchase the saffron crocus bulbs. Most people turn to a reputable online nursery to purchase them, though you may find them for sale at a small local nursery or catalog. It’s highly unlikely that you’ll find them at a chain … Continue reading Information On How To Grow Saffron Crocus Bulbs