Why are my saffron crocus not flowering?
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Similarly, you may ask, why are my crocuses not flowering?
Soil is a crucial factor in non-flowering crocus corms. Soil has to be loose enough that the spring shoots can easily poke through. The plants need sun to form flowers, so ensure the corms are planted where it is bright.
Also, which Crocus is used for saffron? Crocus sativus
Beside this, how often does Saffron bloom?
Growing Saffron Crocus: Planting Saffron Crocus Bulbs. Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) in bloom. Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) create quick jewel-toned flowers in the fall garden in about 6-10 weeks (sometimes as little as 4-6 weeks) after being planted.
How often do you water crocus bulbs?
Crocuses develop deep roots systems, which means they do not need water year-round. They usually bloom during rainy seasons and require no supplemental water. For those times during the bloom period that the soil dries around the plant and no rain is in sight, water to a depth of about 6 inches.