To propagate lotus from seed. 1. To begin with collect the healthy seed from dry lotus seed head. Do not get fresh lotus seed. Fresh lotus seed head Fresh lotus seed removed from seed head Seed are a versatile food and can be eaten raw or cooked. This photo is dry lotus seed head Dry lotus seed ready for growing 2. Break through the hard outer seed coat that seals the seed from the elements. Use a file to scrape through the seed coat just slightly, until the white of the Read more