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Love to Cook? Plant Fall Saffron Crocus!


Here at NHG, we know you love pretty blooms that are easy to plant, easy to maintain and perform double duty — beautiful AND edible! One of our favorites is Saffron Crocus. It’s a  drought tolerant, hardy perennial that blooms in fall.  Plant the bulbs in clusters about 3″-4″ deep in sunny to partially sunny spots in your garden. The stamen of the Saffron Crocus is the spice that is used in paella and other Spanish and Indian dishes. Each bloom provides 3 saffron threads. Plant now through winter. Fertilize at planting time with NHG Organic Bulb Food.


There is also a spring blooming crocus. Unfortunately, it does not provide the same delicate, sought-after spice, saffron. However, it is an equally lovely drought tolerant, easy-maintenance bloom for your garden.

Spring Crocus:



Beloved by children for being just the right size to pick, spring blooming Crocus bloom in late winter and earliest spring. They provide bright, cheerful blooms in yellow, white, purple and pinstriped. Planted in drifts and masses, they’ll get you through the winter doldrums and into spring with style. Adorable planted directly into your turf. Just like the Saffron Crocus, plant 3” to 4” deep.

How do you plant Saffron Crocus Bulbs?

When planting Saffron Crocus bulbs, it is important to select a sunny location with good drainage. Bulbs should be planted in the fall, approximately 4-6 weeks before the onset of the first frost.

Begin by preparing the planting area by loosening the soil and adding compost or organic matter to enhance drainage. Dig holes approximately 3- inches deep.

To plant Saffron Crocus bulbs, first prepare the soil and then place the bulbs 3-4 inches deep and 4-6 inches apart with the pointed end facing up. Cover them with soil and water the area thoroughly after planting to help the bulbs establish.

When is Saffron Crocus Season?

Saffron Crocus season starts in the fall with bulb planting and continues through the winter. The flowers bloom in late autumn or early winter, producing purple petals with red stigmas that are harvested for saffron spice.

Saffron Crocus bulbs need a cold period to bloom, so it’s best to plant them in the fall in areas with cold winters. The flowers usually bloom for a few weeks before spring arrives.

How to Use Saffron Crocus:

Once your Saffron Crocus flowers have bloomed and the red stigmas are ready for harvest, it’s time to use this precious spice in your culinary creations. Here’s how to use Saffron Crocus:

  1. Harvesting: Carefully pluck the red stigmas from the center of the flower with tweezers or your fingers. This is the saffron spice that you will use in your dishes.
  2. Storage: Store the harvested saffron stigmas in an airtight container in a cool, dark place to preserve their flavor and aroma.
  3. Infusing: To infuse the saffron flavor into a dish, steep the stigmas in warm liquid (such as water, broth, or milk) for about 15-20 minutes before adding it to your recipe.
  4. Cooking: Use the saffron-infused liquid in your cooking to add a unique flavor and color to dishes such as paella, risotto, stews, soups, and desserts.

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