1 6 Cacti & Succulents

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1 6 Cacti & Succulents

  1. 1. Introduction to Horticulture Cacti Plant: Jade Term: Succulent
  2. 2. Jade Plant Crassula <ul><li>Bright Light </li></ul><ul><li>Low humidity </li></ul><ul><li>Spring & summer: water when dry at the top, winter and fall: allow the soil to dry completely between waterings </li></ul><ul><li>Grow best at 74 to 80 deg day and 55 at night </li></ul><ul><li>Propagate by cuttings or leaves but cuttings need to callus over first. </li></ul><ul><li>Pests: mealy bugs or scale </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wandering Jew - Tradescantia <ul><li>Trailing stems have leaves about two inches. The leaves are red-purple beneath and silver, purple and green above. </li></ul><ul><li>No noticeable flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Temp 60 – 85 </li></ul><ul><li>Full sunlight </li></ul><ul><li>Keep soil barely moist </li></ul><ul><li>Feed diluted fertilizer in spring & summer </li></ul><ul><li>Pests: mealy bugs & aphids </li></ul><ul><li>Propagate from stem cuttings </li></ul>
  4. 4. Succulent plants <ul><li>Water-retaining plants adapted to arid climate or soil conditions. Succulent plants store water in their leaves, stems and/or roots which gives succulent plants a fleshy appearance </li></ul>
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  11. 12. Cacti <ul><li>Cacti </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Barrel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prickly Pear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saguaro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Succulents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cacti </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aloe vera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kalanchoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hens & Chicks </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Cactus & Succulent care Houseplants <ul><li>Need very little fertilizer </li></ul><ul><li>Need a sandier potting mix </li></ul><ul><li>Need bright sunlight </li></ul><ul><li>Have an active and a dormant season </li></ul><ul><li>Active season, water weekly </li></ul><ul><li>Dormant season, water monthly </li></ul>
  13. 14. Cactus & Succulents Xeriscaping <ul><li>New trend in water free gardening </li></ul>
  14. 15. Due Dates <ul><li>Job Application forms – due today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tomorrow 10% off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursday 20% off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday 30% off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If I don’t have it by Friday – 0 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resume – due tomorrow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursday 10% off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday 20% off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday 30% off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If I don’t have it by Tuesday – 0 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You will NOT pass this term without turning these in </li></ul>
  15. 16. Resume <ul><li>You should have a resume before you finish high school </li></ul><ul><li>Go to fhshort web site </li></ul><ul><li>Look on the Horticulture Page </li></ul><ul><li>Download the resume blank </li></ul><ul><li>Fill it out </li></ul><ul><li>Save it to the computer you are working on </li></ul><ul><li>Upload it to your folder </li></ul>

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