Saffron (Crocus sativus Kashmirianus) Cultivation in Kashmir: Practices and Problems .. life cycle of saffron and starts immediately after the flower- ing stage . The bright red-orange threads you get when you buy saffron are actually the stigmas, or female portion, of the Saffron Crocus flowers. It takes hundreds of. Scheme of the annual cycle and the principal growth stages of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on a monthly basis, according to the extended. No. /s Biomass Partitioning during the Life Cycle of Saffron. (Crocus sativus L.) Using Regression Models. Mohammad Ali Behdani. Flower initiation in saffron starts in the late spring, however, flowers .. Biomass partitioning during the life cycle of saffron (Crocus sativus L.). Vegetation cycle. Planting: from June to mid-September. Flowering: throughout October month, from the year it is planted (for big corms). Vegetative. Saffron crocus is grown in countries like Iran, India, Afghanistan, Italy, France, . to let a saffron field “rest” for at least ten to twelve years after a cropping cycle. Life Cycle of Saffron (Crocus sativus). Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker and Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani. North American Center for Saffron. Buy your wholesale Saffron Bulbs (Crocus Sativus) now, directly from the bulbs on the market after their cycle of replanting has been reached.