Saffron is divided in 4 types, namely: bunch, pooshal, sargol and negin.
- Bunch saffron: this type include stigma along with pistil, red color part (stigma) along with stalk are placed neatly on each other and form a bunch. This type is called daughter bunch and locally Manjil as well. Color making ability of saffron bunch is ranged between 120-150 units.
- Pooshal: it includes strips with 2-3 mm pistil attached. In fact the red part along with pistil is the saffron. This type actually is the higher purity and completely dried look of the bunch saffron.
Note: Stigma is the red color part and pistil is the yellow color part of the saffron.