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    Hi, can anyone tell me what this enormous flower seed head is from please? I can see the seeds rattling around in it and I want to see if I can grow them... but not if itís from a giant tree or a man eating triffid or something!
    Size isnít clear from photos, itís about the size of half a tennis ball...

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    Did you grow it or was it in a bought bunch? Poppy if you grew it ---------it won't eat you!

    Bought bunch = Lotus, maybe.
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    Thanks VC, It’s from a bought bunch, but never had petals... if it’s lotus, will it grow here?
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    You might find this blog helpful, bario, there are some good photos.

    In the Garden: How to grow Lotus from seed....step by step!
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    Hmmm, that grower is in Florida I think... slightly different climate to Edinburgh!
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    Yes, but the basic steps to germination of the seeds has got to be the same, you just won't have a sub-tropical pond to put them in once they've started to grow.

    You'll have to put them in an aquarium and coddle them like tropical fish
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