Hubei # 5 Lotus
Lotus Plant Description
Hubei # 5 Lotus is an edible, vegetable lotus tuber that is a favorite in China! This lotus variety creates large tubers for edible consumption. The flowers on this sacred lotus are large, in shades of pink and white but sparse. The foliage on this sacred lotus plant is dark green.
White with Pink
Lotus Planting Instructions
Plant this edible, lotus tuber in very large containers, tubs or troughs. The very best way to plant this edible, lotus tuber is in a shallow, earth bottom pond. You may harvest your edible, vegetable tubers in late fall or winter.
Please see our article about edible lotus tubers in Pond Trade Magazine, 'Whet Your Appetite With Edible Pond Plants'.