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Wake up and smell the Saffron Crocus …

The Wrigglers #gardening #cartoon smells the valuable crop, saffron crocus

Some say saffron smells of money. After all, it is more expensive per gram than gold.

The reason it’s expensive is that harvesting is labour intensive. The plant only grows three Saffron stigmas, and it takes 70,000 plants to grow 1lb of Saffron.

The Wrigglers #gardening #cartoon not only looks at the Saffron Crocus, it smells it too.

How to Grow saffron with Gardener’s World

An article on this: https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/how-to-grow-saffron/

English Saffron

David Smale re-introduced Saffron back into Essex in 2000. Giving its name to Saffron Walden, saffron was a big earner in this area way back in the 16th and 17th centuries. Discover more here:

https://www.englishsaffron.co.uk/

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