5 SACRED LOTUS seeds (Nelumbo nucifera)
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Sacred Lotus also known as Nelumbo nucifera is a tropical aquatic plant of the family Nelumbonaceae.
Its flower is sacred in Eastern religions, Buddhist in which the deities are represented.
This lotus is the national flower of India.
Its flowers are pink, the fruits look like small honeycombs.
Nelumbo nucifera seeds are gray the size of those of Chinese tea or soapnut.
All parts of the sacred lotus are edible.
It is grown in the East for the consumption of tubers and seeds, which are very rich in starch.
This aquatic plant can be turned into tea.
Effects affecting mental activity seem very pleasant.
A feeling of joy permeates the whole body.
Do not confuse with the Nymphaea caerulea also called blue lotus which is a water lily.
Sowing Sacred Lotus seeds:
Start with scarify seeds with a small iron lime at the bottom of the seed, or where there is a tiny hole until you see the start of the cotyledon.
Then soak seeds for 5 to 7 days until the stem and roots appear in a warm environment at a temperature close to 20 ° C.
Finally, transplant the sacred lotus seedlings into small pots separately or in sets of 2 and then immerse them in your body of water.
- Tropical aquatic plant.
- Gives a very exotic side.
- Easy culture.
- Very beautiful pink flowers.
- Has many culinary and medicinal uses.
Do not consume without medical advice.
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