Crocus sativus

£3.00£13.50

The clone developed several millennia ago, and grown in many parts of the world, can be grown here too in a well-drained sunny spot, and even commercially in the past, as the Essex town Saffron Walden can attest. The lilac purple flowers in October each produce three reddish orange threads, the style and stigmas, which constitute the spice.

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