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Sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera

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Generalities Sacred lotus
The Sacred lotus should be grown in water gardens. The development of the The Sacred lotus is Sacred lotus isn't an evergreen; during the spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a pink colouring; the adult species are medium in size and reach 1 m in height.

Exposure Sacred lotusSole pieno
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Sacred lotus in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight. The Sacred lotus needs a minimum temperature superior to 15°C, during this time of the year it is best to check the night temperatures before setting it outside.During the winter they can be set in a water garden, or it is possible to place our plants in large containers, locating them in a fresh and bright place.

Watering Sacred lotusTenere bagnato
To develop better these plants need regular watering , keeping the soil moist; let’s water often, every 0-1 weeks using 1-2 buckets of water . Water plants can also bear stagnant water, remaining with the roots completely immersed; they survive even in very humid locations, near small lakes or small ponds.

Treatments Sacred lotus
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Soil Sacred lotus
Aquatic plants should be located near aquatic gardens, in a soil which stays humid for long.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
1
2
0
0
1
continental
4
2
2
0
0
1
mediterranean
3
3
2
0
0
1

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Notes - Sacred lotus

These plants produce fruits; they can be grown in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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