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Crocus sativus (saffron crocus)

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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

Additional information

Quantity

10 Bulbs, 20 Bulbs

Care

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

 

Delivery Information

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