(1 quart ) Saffron spice plant-most expensive spice in the world. It comes from the saffron crocus, fall-blooming, purple blooms

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Saffron has often been described as a spice that is worth more than its weight in gold. Read more at Gardening Know How: Information On How To Grow Saffron Crocus Bulbs. 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

  • cold hardy down to -15 F, need well draining soil and lots of sun.<>
  • Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.

    This plant will be shipped in 2 - 7 days, Please email us ASAP if you want this plant to be shipped in spring.

    Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.

    We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.


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