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Crocus sativus

Common Name(s): Saffron
Family: Iridaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 180 to 210 (days)
Abs.Max=73° (F)    Opt.Max=66° (F)
Opt.Min=45° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 31 to 43 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Very bright
Grown from bulbs.
No diseases found for the ten pathogens searched.
Additive - coloring, Additive - flavoring, Material - lipids
Subtropical-dry summe, temperate marine, temperate-continental
Geographical Origin:
Only cultivated
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