Colorful Lantern in Qinhuai Mini (Nelumbo nucifera) Lotus Tuber

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Nelumbo nucifera

 

 Colorful Lantern in Qinhuai is the perfect little lotus to shine on your patio this summer! It will grow well in a small pot and is a prolific bloomer. It also produces viable seeds which is a bit unusual for a miniature variety.

Flower Color: Soft Red
Plant Height: Bowl, up 13” tall
Flower Type: Few-petal, less than 25 petals
Pot Size: 10” and wider, 4”-10” deep

 How do I fertilize lotus? When do I begin to fertilize lotus?

Wait until the lotus plant has several floating leaves or begins to put up aerial leaves before adding fertilizer. Choose a good fertilizer such as Waterlily World Tablets, Pondtabbs or Landon’s Aquatic Fertilizer and follow the instructions carefully. The amount of fertilizer to use is usually based on the size of the pot and the amount of soil in the pot. For example, most of the small tablets are added at a ratio of 1-2 tablets per gallon of soil in the pot. Once the lotus has started to grow vigorously tablets can be added every 3-4 weeks. Stop fertilizing in late summer to allow the lotus to use up all the fertilizer in the pot before going dormant. This encourages the lotus to form better tubers.
Weight 1 lbs
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