Saffron Crocus
Q.

Growing Saffron

Anonymous added on March 24, 2014 | Answered

When saffron bulbs have grown very long, thin leaves by about February after flowering, when should I cut them off? Or not at all? They show no signs of dying down and are very green. Thank you for your help.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 24, 2014

Do not cut the foliage. The plant needs this to porduce energy for next year's blooms. Allow the leaves to die back naturally. As much of the country has had a mild winter, espeecially the South, the plants will probably just take a bit longer than normal to begin dying back.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Saffron Crocus
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More