Nuphar lutea (Yellow Pond lily)


Nuphar lutea, or Yellow Pond lily, is a plant similar to water lilies, with large oval leaves and small flowers characterised by bright yellow sepals

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Additional information



Main characteristics

Nuphar lutea is a native plant typical of natural lakes. The leaves are oval and light green in colour


The flowers are characterised by bright yellow sepals and they are approximately 5 cm in diameter

Flowering period

Flowering takes place between May and September


The rhizome is edible cooked. It is considered an emergency food as it has a bitter taste, which however can be dispersed in water. The seeds can be ground to produce flour

Planting depth

From -50 cm to -150 cm from the rhizome

Soil to use

Field soil with 3/5 tablets of Osmocote fertilizer near the rhizome


Full direct sun for at least 6 hours in the middle hours of the day

PH tolerated

Acidic, neutral or basic (alkaline): 6 to 8

Frost Resistance

Yes, it is a hardy water lily

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