Sacred lotus is a member of the Nelumbo family. Its botanical name is Nelumbo nucifera. Sacred lotus grows as a perennial and is an aquatic. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Sacred lotus is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.00 metres (3.25 feet).
Sacred lotus is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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See our list of companion Plants for Sacred lotus to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
scarify through seedcoat and soak in water until germination.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Sacred lotus plants:
Blue lotus, Indian lotus, Bean of india, Sacred water-lily.