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Nelumbo nucifera

Nelumbo nucifera


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Indische Lotusblume, Indian Lotus
(10 Korn)

mehrjährige, rhizombildende, kriechende Wasserpflanze mit ca. 60 - 80 cm runden, langgestielten, bläulich-grünen Blätten mit leicht gewelltem Rand, die bis zu 2 m oberhalb des Wassers stehen und süßlich duftenden, großen, rosafarbenen, ca. 30 - 35 cm langgestielten Blüten

Family:  Nelumbonaceae Lotosgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Asia Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Perennial Flower:  dark pink, pale pink, dusky pink, mauve
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Sommer
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Teichpflanze Locations:  full sun to sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Division
Pre-Treatment: scarify/roughen on the long side or drill a small hole at the top without damage the inner kernel
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 5 cm
Sowing Mix: in containers with water + put on heat mat
Alternative: fill the zip bag with water + in the double boiler at 30º > until germination takes place
Germination Temperature: ca. 27-30°C
Location: bright + keep constantly wet
Germination Time: ca. 1-7 days
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer. No organic fertilizer!
Substrate: well fertilized loamy garden soil + some sand. The substrate should be not added peat!
Culture: give careful in large + deep single pots, then cover with water. Depending on the growth, slowly increase the water depth.
Overwintering: hell oder dunkel bei ca. 0-5ºC + niemals völlig austrocknen lassen. Nelumbo ist winterhart, wenn einige Regeln beachtet werden, d.h. unter den Wurzeln sollte mind. 30 cm Erde vorhanden sein + mit mind. 30 cm Wasser bedeckt werden.
Note: A damage of rhizomes means the death of the plant, therefore only slightly put on the surface of the substrate and carefully press down.
Monday 03 October, 2011
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