Can saffron be grown in Gujarat?

The officials say that the quality of saffron grown in Gujarat is as good as that of saffron grown in Kashmir. The period of August to November is most favorable for its cultivation. In Saursahtra and South Gujarat, farmers have been successful in growing cashew nut.

Does India grow saffron?

Saffron is the important spice crop used in Indian cuisine since time immemorial and has medicinal properties. Currently, it is grown in the Pampore and Kishtwar regions of JKUT. He said nearly 3000-hectare area was under saffron cultivation in JKUT which produces around 8 to 10 tonnes of saffron.

Can we grow Kesar in UP?

Saffron or Kesar plant is one of the costliest spices in the world. And even being the most expensive spice, it can grow anywhere in the world. It is a flowering plant. In India, saffron cultivation is mainly done in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.

What is the price of Kesar 1 kg?

Kesar, Pack Size: 1 Kg Pack, Rs 120000/kilogram M/S ARYA VARTA ENTERPRISES | ID: 18475114691.

What is the price of 1 kg saffron?

Saffron Price in India per Kg is around 3 to 3.5 Lakhs rupees but there is assorting of best quality saffron.

What is the price of 1 gm Kesar?

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How many plants make 1kg of saffron?

It takes between 15,000-16,000 flowers to produce 1 kilogram of saffron spice. In terms of labour, producing this amount takes 370–470 hours! It is this labour-intensive harvesting process that makes saffron so expensive.

Is saffron farming profitable?

If the other farmers also try this crop, they could grow 20-25 kg of saffron per acre of land. With the current price of saffron being Rs 80,000 to Rs 1 lakh per kilogram, this could mean a huge profit to the farmers.

Which Kesar is best?

The brands mentioned below are based on market sources.

  1. LION: The lion brand is among the best saffron brands in India and is a product of Kashmir.
  2. BABY BRAND: The baby brand is another top saffron brand of India.
  4. NOOR:
  6. The Gathering of Saffron: