Hubei 3 Vegetable Tuber


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Nelumbo nucifera


Hubei #5 is one of the most popular vegetable tubers in China. The picture above shows the harvest from two pot. Each pot was was planted with a single internode with one growth tip.

They were planted late in the season in pots that were too small to allow the tubers to grow to their full potential but they still produced a nice harvest! Hubei #5 will be shipped as a stater with one or two growth tips. Plant it in a large pot, or better yet, an earth-bottom pond. Harvest in the late fall or winter.

Plant Height: Large
Flower Type: Single, Flowers very sparsely
Flower Color: White with pink