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Growing Saffron: the Transplant Period

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Growing Saffron: the Transplant Period If you are considering growing saffron, this is the ideal time to transplant the bulbs. The best time to plant saffron bulbs is in late summer or early fall, typically late August to early September. This timing allows the bulbs to establish their root system in time for mid-October flowering, […]

Testing the quality of saffron

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Do you know how to test if the saffron you use is of good quality?   To recognize good quality saffron stigmas, you can do a simple sensory analysis. The first thing to evaluate is the scent: quality saffron can be recognized by its characteristic scent. Another aspect to evaluate is the color: the most […]