Types of Saffron

In Iran, they are usually divided into 4 types: Pushal(Straw) Saffron, Girl twist(dokhtar pich) Saffron , Pushal Negin Saffron (Mancha Saffron), Sargol (Top of the Flower/All Red ) Saffron

Sargol Saffron

Sargol Saffron is the same fully red color and cut stigmas ( separate from each other) of Saffron in which there is no style or root and its coloring power is between 210 to 260. Sargol Saffron (high quality) can be divided into two grades depending on the coloring power , length and thickness of the break rate and softness existing in it.
• *Super quality Sargol
• High quality Sargol

Negin Saffron

If the red color and big stigmas of Saffron are separated in form of three branches connected to each other without style ( the yellow color part) from the flower, a voluminous Saffron will be obtained which is the most precious and prestigious type of Saffron and it is called Pushal Negin Saffron . Its coloring power is between 230 to 270.

Pushal Saffron

Pushal (Straw) Saffron is in fact the red stigmas connected to each other with a 1 to 4 millimeter of style or yellow root of Saffron flower and because of presence of greater style, its coloring power is greater.

Negin Saffron

If the red color and big stigmas of Saffron are separated in form of three branches connected to each other without style ( the yellow color part) from the flower, a voluminous Saffron will be obtained which is the most precious and prestigious type of Saffron and it is called Pushal Negin Saffron . Its coloring power is between 230 to 270.

White saffron

when sargol separated from bounch, remain white part of saffron, that called “white saffron or style”.