11-Honghu Edible Lotus(用这款莲藕煨出的汤,藕香四溢、粉糯香甜,令人垂涎欲滴)


New for 2021: Honghu Edible Lotus


Honghu Edible lotus roots are long, thick single lotus roots They have thick internodes,  with small vent holes in the middle. Lotus roots are rich in starch. Honghu Edible Lotus are considered fragrant, crisp, and clear. They can be eaten raw or cooked.

Note: Lotus tubers start to ship at the end of March, depending on your location. Edible lotus will sell out by February or March

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Honghu Edible Lotus

  • Plant when temperatures average 59F  (15C)
  • 68 – 86 F (20 – 30 C ) peak time to grow , pH; 6.5 to 8.0
  • Full sun is essential,  with longer days during the summer. Best in Northern latitudes
  • Tubers will grow the largest when there are warm days and very cool night
  • Recommended pond size: Minimum size: 3 wide x 10 ft long x 20 inches deep (including soil). Larger ponds will produce larger tubers.
  • Tubers are planted at a depth of 8 to 10 in, (20 to 25 cm)
  • Start with shallow water when planting – 1 to 2 inches (3 to 5 cm); Floating leaf – 2.3 to 2.75 in.  (6 to 7 cm); 2 – 3 standing leaves – 4 in. (10 cm);  At peak temperature 86 F plus- 12 in  (30 cm) of water
  • Lower the water before harvesting tuber to 4 in. (10 cm)
  • Edible lotus are very heavy feeders. Fertilize when first standing leaf appears; Second application       . Third application
  • Beware of wind damage to the tall, large leaves. If broken, the tubers will not grow. If the stem breaks below the water, it may kill the plant
  • Growth will stop at 15 C
  • Harvest time is when leaves and stems turn yellow, usually late September. Tubers may be harvested as the weather permits, providing fresh lotus tuber
  • Tubers should be refrigerated once they are harvested.