Saffron Bonanza

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:38:51 PST
Do the other saffron crocus also produce saffron? what is the difference from Sativus.
On Nov 4, 2013, at 9:16 PM, Jim McKenney wrote:

> Jim Waddick wrote: "and soon picked the stamens off of about 40 open blooms.   "
> Jim, if you really did pick the stamens, you're in for some disappointment. It's the styles you want to pick, not the stamens.  
> Jim McKenney
> Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where Crocus sativus has not yet bloomed, but the other saffron crocuses C. asumaniae, C. pallasii  and C. thomasii are blooming - still waiting for C. oreocreticus.   
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