Crocus sativus (saffron crocus)

£4.00£12.75 Inc Tax

Important Delivery Information

Dispatch of our autumn planting bulbs runs from the beginning of September through to the beginning of December.

SKU APB145 Category

Product Description

Crocus sativus (saffron crocus)

This fragrant Autumn flowering crocus has been grown for the expensive spice Saffron in Britain for centuries. It’s a delightful late flowering crocus with an added potential bonus of harvesting the spice.

Flower Colour: Purple
Flowering Time: September/November
Height: 15cm/6″
Planting time: Autumn
Position: Sun/shade
Soil type: Well drained/moist
Planting depth: 5cm/2″
Spacing: 5cm/2″
Sold as: Bulb

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Shipping of bulbs ordered starts in the beginning of September!

Care Information

General (autumn planting) bulb care


  • Autumn planting bulbs can be planted from now until the end of November.
  • Plant 2-3 the depth of the bulb.
  • In well-drained soil.
  • Generally, plant bulbs in a light sunny position, some varieties will tolerate part shade.
  • Most bulbs can be planted in pots or containers using a good quality compost.
  • Autumn planting bulbs are fully hardy
  • Avoid poor drained soil and waterlogged conditions