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15 CROCUS Saffron Crocus (Crocus Sativus), 7/+ cm Bulbs

Saffron Crocus (Crocus Sativus) is a very interesting Fall flowering specie. Grow your own saffron (the most expensive spice in the world), with this beautiful crocus. It produces large sterile, rich lilac flowers with distinctive purple veins in October and November. An autumn-flowering crocus, it is named after its three long, deep-red stigmas, which are cultivated commercially for colouring and flavouring food. This variety will give plenty of blooms the first yeultivated commercially for colouring and flavouring food. This variety will give plenty of blooms the first year throwing the expensive saffron spices used for many culinary dishes. The bulbs can be left in the ground for 6 consecutive years and your best harvest for saffron will be reached in the second year after planting. We supply the biggest bulbs on the market, 9/10 cm. We hold an excellent stock which we have been contracting with the best grower for many years! read more