Crocus sativus, Kesar, Saffron - Bulbs
The pack contains saffron Crocus, Kesar, Zaafraan - 5 bulbs
Minimum quantity to order : 5 pieces
Description for Crocus sativus, Kesar, Saffron
Saffron plants are a bulbous, perennial with globular corms, having 15 to 20 cm plant height. Kesar is the name given to the fragrant stigmata found in the Crocus flower. It is a regal spice of matchless aroma and the most costly in the world. It is used mainly for its yellow color. Saffron has a pleasant aroma and an essential oil crocin.
Planting and care
Corms should be planted at 10 to 12 cm deep; maintaining 10 to 12 cm spacing between two bulbs. This bulb requires loose and porous potting soil.
The saffron crop requires a little water. Avoid overwatering; it may cause the root rot.
Caring for Crocus sativus
- Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil feels dry to touch.
- Avoid overwatering and waterlogging condition.
- Apply organic fertilizer in autumn season and immediately after flowering.
Harvest the full bloomed flower early in the morning. After harvesting the flower, extract the orange-red stigma from the flower.
Typical uses of Crocus sativus
Special features: Saffron stigma has a pleasant aroma and an essential oil crocin.
Culinary use: It is used in soups, sauces especially rice dishes to give them bright yellow color and distinctive flavor. It is used in sweets, like Rasmalai, Thandai, Kesar milk, ice cream, halwa, and Srikand.
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