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Manfaat Tanaman Hias Bunga Saffron, Penghias dan Rempah

Manfaat Tanaman Hias Bunga Saffron, Penghias dan Rempah

Caladium and Calla lilies

Caladium and Calla lilies

How to plant  Daylilies.~~~~~ pictured: Red Volunteer Daylily (note for foragers: this pin is about planting day lilies, NOT eating them. Be sure to review resources on the edibility of day lilies before eating them...not all varieties are edible)

How to plant Daylilies.~~~~~ pictured: Red Volunteer Daylily (note for foragers: this pin is about planting day lilies, NOT eating them. Be sure to review resources on the edibility of day lilies before eating them...not all varieties are edible)

Crocus sativus - source of saffron.

Crocus sativus - source of saffron.

Grow your own saffron with this crocus!  The most popular fall-blooming crocus by far, the Saffron Crocus is truly exquisite! One of the most expensive spices on the market, the saffron can be harvested off of each bright red stigma to be used fresh or dry- in your Mediterranean and Asian dishes!  They sprout foliage in spring (fine grass like leaves), but in the Fall is when they will flower.; Then producing their valuable saffron spice!

Grow your own saffron with this crocus! The most popular fall-blooming crocus by far, the Saffron Crocus is truly exquisite! One of the most expensive spices on the market, the saffron can be harvested off of each bright red stigma to be used fresh or dry- in your Mediterranean and Asian dishes! They sprout foliage in spring (fine grass like leaves), but in the Fall is when they will flower.; Then producing their valuable saffron spice!

Pair this Saffron Lemonade Recipe with a paella or risotto with asparagus and lemon, and it will guarantee to impress even the pickiest of eaters.

Saffron Lemonade

Pair this Saffron Lemonade Recipe with a paella or risotto with asparagus and lemon, and it will guarantee to impress even the pickiest of eaters.

Harvesting Saffron in Birjand, Iran

Harvesting Saffron in Birjand, Iran

saffron growing

saffron growing

Saffron crocus (Crocus sativus) This is the most expensive spice in the world, and you can grow it.

Saffron crocus (Crocus sativus) This is the most expensive spice in the world, and you can grow it.

Harvesting saffron from Crocus sativus.. I  did not know this is where saffron came from. I am so excited as I have many of these little beauties in my yard!

Mad About Saffron

Harvesting saffron from Crocus sativus.. I did not know this is where saffron came from. I am so excited as I have many of these little beauties in my yard!

Exotic flower

Exotic flower

SAFFRON CROCUS, is native to Southwest Asia and was first cultivated in Greece. It was slowly propagated throughout much of Eurasia and was later brought to parts of North Africa, North America, and Oceania. Saffron's aroma is often described by connoisseurs as reminiscent of metallic honey with grassy or hay-like notes, while its taste has also been noted as hay-like and sweet. Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. (Retail rates range from 500 USD to 5,000 USD per pound.)

SAFFRON CROCUS, is native to Southwest Asia and was first cultivated in Greece. It was slowly propagated throughout much of Eurasia and was later brought to parts of North Africa, North America, and Oceania. Saffron's aroma is often described by connoisseurs as reminiscent of metallic honey with grassy or hay-like notes, while its taste has also been noted as hay-like and sweet. Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. (Retail rates range from 500 USD to 5,000 USD per pound.)

The worldwide saffron consumption needs are supplied by Iran, a provincial trade official said Monday, reminding that Iran produces over 96% of global saffron production.

The worldwide saffron consumption needs are supplied by Iran, a provincial trade official said Monday, reminding that Iran produces over 96% of global saffron production.

It makes sense to grow your own saffron, the world's most expensive spice. Here's how to grow it affordably and add a little color to your cooking.

It makes sense to grow your own saffron, the world's most expensive spice. Here's how to grow it affordably and add a little color to your cooking.

Harvesting Saffron     (Iran)

Harvesting Saffron (Iran)

Crocus sativus...the source for saffron threads.  Nichols Garden Nursery.

Crocus sativus...the source for saffron threads. Nichols Garden Nursery.