4 States where Saffron Can be grown in India - Apart From Jammu & Kashmir

Some parts of Himachal Pradesh, such as Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, and Kinnaur districts, have started cultivating saffron.

Himachal Pradesh

These regions offer favorable climatic conditions and suitable soil types for saffron production.

Saffron cultivation has gained traction in certain areas of Uttarakhand, including Pithoragarh and Bageshwar districts.


The hilly terrain and cool climate of these regions provide suitable conditions for growing saffron.

The state of Manipur in Northeast India has also started cultivating saffron. The areas of Ukhrul, Chandel, and Kangpokpi have shown promise for saffron production.


The hilly terrain and cool weather of Manipur make it suitable for saffron cultivation.

In Arunachal Pradesh, particularly in the districts of Anjaw, Changlang, and Lohit, saffron cultivation experiments have been initiated.

Arunachal Pradesh

The high-altitude regions and favorable agro-climatic conditions hold potential for saffron cultivation.

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