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    1 6 Cacti & Succulents 1 6 Cacti & Succulents Presentation Transcript

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