Saffron production is one of the projects that you can exploit and cultivate in large agricultural lands, and this project will bring you huge profits due to the high price of one kilo. This crop is called “Red Gold” because of its high market value in the world, and in this article, we will get to know more clearly the most important things that must be taken into account when starting this project:

 Choosing Suitable Agricultural Land

In the cultivation of saffron, you have to choose the high agricultural land and the land is 1000 meters above the sea surface and can be cultivated in coastal areas but with lesser proportions and you must provide a well close to the land so that you can easily irrigate crops and in addition to that the land is clay with acidity 7,5 The crop should be protected from slopes if it is grown in the highlands, and it should be grown in places exposed to the sun away from frost and rain.

 Suitable Tillage for Cultivating Saffron

As a farmer, you must work to prepare the land before planting it, especially cultivating saffron, in order to eliminate all harmful plants and deadly bacteria found in the land.

 The Right Time to Grow Saffron

It is preferable to grow saffron in the summer, especially in October of every year, as in the Maghreb, so as to ensure a wide density in the production of the saffron crop.

 How to Grow Saffron

This crop can be grown in straight lines and the distance between the lines should be 20 cm and leave a distance of 7 to 10 cm between the bulbs and so on until the land is planted.


Saffron is one of the agricultural crops that do not need fertilizer in large quantities, but only in the first year of cultivation. The amount of fertilizer must be 30 tons of organic fertilizer, and it is preferable to use fertilizer without chemicals, in order to maintain the quality of the crop. To continue the cultivation process, you must every year check Soil, make the necessary analyzes and use compost only in the summer.

 The FlowerPicking Stage

One of the difficult and complicated stages is the stage of reaping saffron flowers because they need certain techniques and not to rush to harvest and the best date to harvest flowers in the early morning until they ensure the full opening of the flower and remove the hairs that belong to saffron.

Product Marketing Stage

Saffron is one of the most important and sought-after spices in the world and is widely used by restaurants, hotels, and homes as well or contracting with international external markets and exporting it appropriately and the size and packaging in order to attract the customer to your product.

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