Freshly collected basket of saffron (crocus sativus) flowers grown in my garden CROP.fr

Freshly collected basket of saffron (crocus sativus) flowers grown in my garden CROP.

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Growing Saffron

Harvesting Saffron Flowers - Afghanistan Around 2500 farmers, in eight provinces, are working on saffron farms for mostly to and some Approximately 5000 flowers are needed to yield enough threads for just an ounce of saffron.

***Beautiful white light shines glowing  thru delicate Purple crocus as it bursts thru rocks. http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/flowers-beyond-expected/ - FLOWERS BEYOND EXPECTED. Crocus sativus, AKA saffron crocus = species of flowering plant of Crocus genus in Iridaceae family. High aroma Cooking spice saffron comes from  flower for Indian, Moroccan, Spanish, and French flavor dishes. Photo credit: David Pen, http://500px.com/photo/27777749?from=popular

Beautiful white light shines glowing thru delicate purple crocus as it bursts thru rocks

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Hirt's Gardens Saffron Crocus 10 Bulbs - Rare Spice - Fall Blooming - Crocus Sativus - In Stock : Crocus

Do you know where saffron comes from?   This exotic spice is a native of Southern Europe and today cultivated worldwide in many countries, particularly in Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Turkey, Iran, and in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

What Is Saffron Extract? Saffron Extract Select is extracted from a flower that can be found in North America, North Africa, and Eurasia.

Beautiful and tasty... Not sure of the name of the flower, but the long red "threads" are Saffron, used in many delicious dishes. VERY expensive!!

Saffron: The Precious Stigma

Saffron is an expensive spice, but it's surprisingly easy to grow saffron crocus in your garden.

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Saffron is, by weight, the most expensive spice in the world. Learn how to grow and harvest your own saffron crocus.

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Harvesting Saffron ~ 75 000 flowers are needed to make a pound of saffron - India

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