Nelumbo nucifera | Sacred Water Lotus | 5_Seeds Price: $18.95 (as of 14/10/2019 00:16 PST- Details)

Seeds from Nelumbo nucifera, sometimes called Indian lotus, sacred lotus, and bean of India. This breathtaking aquatic perennial is the national flower of India and Vietnam. It is a sacred plant for both Hindus and Buddhists.

Such a seeds was once recovered from a dry lakebed in China and carbon testing dated the seed as being a minimum of 1000 years old; This seed germinated.

This plant can control the temperature of its flowers, just like humans and other warm blooded animals can.

The flower may do this to draw cold blooded insects that pollinate this plant.

The young leaves, seeds, flowers, and roots are all edible. The stamens may also be dried out and used to make a delicious tea.

The fiber from this amazing plant can be utilized to make one of those fabric.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

Always store seeds in a cool, dry, dark place, or in a fridge. Never store them in a freezer as the sudden temperature drop is prone to kill them. Do not leave the seeds in direct sunlight as the warmth generated might kill them.



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