Saffron Cultivation Tips in India - Saffron Benefits

The market categorizes saffron types based on how they're processed or cleaned and dried. Types include Negin, Sargol, Pushal, Dokhtar Pich or Dasteh, and Root.
Saffron cultivation requires distinct summers and winters, with summer temperatures not exceeding 35-40°C and winter temperatures around -15 to -20°C.
Select a suitable environment, plant saffron in milk crates with well-draining soil, water regularly, make space for growth and fertilize as needed.
Saffron grows in dry areas of Iran in late autumn, winter, and late spring. Due to delayed rainfall, it needs basin irrigation, especially before flowering.
Since saffron is a perennial crop, it has adapted well to organic fertilizers. Animal manure is crucial for its growth and plays a significant role in maintaining its health and productivity.
Saffron harvesting is meticulous, requiring delicate hand-picking of the vivid crimson stigmas from the crocus flower. This labour-intensive process occurs at dawn when the flowers bloom.
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