Re: water lily leaves

>Lotus lilies are really just waterlillies.  When water lillies first sprout
>from the bulb they send up leaves that are completely submerged (depending
>upon the dsepth of the water in which they grow.  The plant will continue to
>send up leaves until they reach the surface of the water.

Would continual removal of the leaves that reach to the surface harm the
water lily? Would the tuber continue to grow submerged leaves or decide to
stop altogether? Thanks.

Greg. Tong
San Francisco, CA, USA
gtong at sirius_com

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