David Pilling via pbs
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 03:31:56 PDT

On 12/10/2020 03:04, Jane Sargent via pbs wrote:
> Can saffron be grown from seeds, and if so, how and when? Can they be planted outdoors?
The PBS wiki offers:

"Crocus cartwrightianus ... It is thought to be the source of the 
sterile triploid Crocus sativus, or cultivated saffron."

By now someone must know if all the saffron in the world is the same 
bulb, and if it is not there has to be a way of growing it from seed.

There was an extensive discussion here about saffron in general in 2005:…

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