Saffron (crocus)

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Saffron (crocus)

Post by yawer » November 21st, 2015, 8:44 pm

Saffron now ready to be shifted to beds at farm.
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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » November 22nd, 2015, 9:28 am

Keep updating.

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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by Shazia Khurram » November 22nd, 2015, 1:17 pm

Very interesting. Can you see it's stamens? Are those scented?


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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by talha.bin.ayub » November 22nd, 2015, 2:04 pm

Wow


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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by yawer » November 22nd, 2015, 4:10 pm

Shazia Khurram wrote:Very interesting. Can you see it's stamens? Are those scented?


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Yes i have already plucked the stamens. Aroma tests best in luke warm water or milk. Also to assess the quality of saffron.

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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by talha.bin.ayub » November 22nd, 2015, 6:21 pm

What is the care requirements for saffron?
Can it grow in lahore? Where did u get the plants from?


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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by talha.bin.ayub » November 22nd, 2015, 6:24 pm

Bulbs


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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by yawer » November 22nd, 2015, 9:43 pm

I think so as soil is more important for saffron than climate. I got it from Islamabad, Green View nursery

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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by yawer » November 22nd, 2015, 9:48 pm

Although i live in Islamabad but taking one pot to Lahore tomorrow to observe its growth there.

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Re: Saffron (crocus)

Post by talha.bin.ayub » November 22nd, 2015, 10:30 pm

What was the cost of the bulb and plz elaborate on the soil medium


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