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About Kesar

The domesticated saffron crocus, Crocus sativus, is an autumn-flowering perennial plant unknown in the wild. It probably descends from the eastern Mediterranean autumn-flowering Crocus cartwrightianus, which is also known as "wild saffron".

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name saffron crocus
Maximum Reachable Height 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Flower Colour purple
Bloom Time March
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Keep lilies mulched so that their roots are cool. The mulch should feel moist but not wet.
  • Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.

    Kesar care

  • Loosen the soil to a depth of 12 to 15 inches.
  • The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking.
  • Also, deep planting keeps lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 27 °C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Kesar special feature

    The bulbs multiply amazingly well, naturalize beautifully in lawns, and provide a splash of early color.

    Kesar uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally kept indoor in living room and in terrac area

    Culinary Use:

    • Saffron also contributes a luminous yellow-orange colouring to foods

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Kesar ?

    Kesar is commonly known as saffron crocus

    How tall do Kesar grow?

    On average Kesar grows 0.25 to 0.50 feet

    What color are Kesar ?

    A Kesar plant bears flowers of color purple

    When Kesar blooms?

    With enough light, Kesar may produce purple flowers in March

    How hard is Kesar to grow?

    A Kesar is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Kesar need?

    A Kesar prefers Full sun to part shade

    How much water does a Kesar need?

    A Kesar prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Kesar need?

    A Kesar prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Kesar like?

    A Kesar prefers 27 °C

    How often should I fertilize my Kesar ?

    To encourage Kesar growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



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    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years

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