How to grow saffron

Summer is the time to plant saffron!


Saffron is one of the most valuable spices in the world, and fortunately, it's also a spice that's easy to grow at home.

So what is saffron?

Saffron is a lovely little bulb with fine grass like foliage and beautiful crocus flowers. Suited to temperate gardens, saffron relishes dry summers and cool winters.

Each golden thread of saffron is actually the dried stamen of the Saffron Crocus, an easy to grow autumn flowering bulb. These stamen are painstakingly harvested with tweezers to ensure...

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