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Little Pink Lady Lotus- One of excellent blooming micro lotus

Original price was: $50.00.Current price is: $28.00.

N. Little Pink Lady Lotus is one of our favorite pink and lovely micro lotus at lotus paradise. It bloom very well.  It will fit our small porcelain pot very well, and it is idea that you can grow it in your deck or patio. We are very happy to grow this micro lotus at Bergen Water Gardens! Note: Lotus tubers do not ship until the Spring months , depending on your location.

How to fertilize micro lotus: Putting 1/4 of Pondtabbs for 6 inch pot when the plant get first standing leave or 4 floating leaves,  Putting 1 table of pondtabbs for 10 inch bowl when the plant get first standing leave or 4 floating leave,  Do the same thing in each 10-15 days, please don’t over fertilize, because it is tiny pot, otherwise it will kill the plant.

How to maintain micro lotus during growing season: keeping enough water in the pot, watering them twice or three times a day, cleaning algae from the pot from time to time, so the plant would grow well.

How to maintain micro lotus during winter time: keeping the whole pot with water inside your house, and temperature will be around 55-60. And repot the plant when the temperature is around 65-70 in spring.

Micro Lotus is not indoor plant, they need full sun during growing season. PLEASE DON’T GROW MICRO LOTUS INDOOR!

Please check our micro lotus pot here Chinese Micro Lotus Pot

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Description

Nelumbo ‘Little Pink Lady 
Color: Pink
Size: Micro
Leaf Height: 6 inches to 8 inches ( 15 to 20 cm)
Flower Type: Double Flower
Flower Diameter: 1.25 to 1.75 inches (3.0 to 4.4 cm)
Flower Height: 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm)
Flowering Period: July
Comments: Best to grow in a 6 inch (15 cm) pot. A larger pot will produce a bigger plant

 

Guidelines for growing Micro Lotus:

  • Start with a pot size of 15 cm or about 6 inches in diameter. This will assure good growth and flower production. The smallest pot which may be used is 6 cm or 2.3 inches in diameter – this is only recommended for the experienced grower.
  • Plant tuber when average temperature is above 68 F (20 C)
  • Plant in a well ventilated, outdoor area
  • Make sure pot stays full of water – micro lotus will dry up quickly due to their small pot size
  • Flowering temperature is 77 F (25 C) to 95 F (35 C)
  • Water is best at a neutral pH ( 7.0)
  • Fertilize every 15 days with a weak application of aquatic fertilizer (1/4 Tablet)
  • Remove old leaves and flowers only when “dead, with no signs of green”. This will encourage new growth.
  • Allow for winter dormancy but do not let tuber freeze.

Because of their small size, Micro Lotus can be a challenge to grow.