<ul><li>Secor Farm </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Diner </li></ul>
Hen and Chicks
Hen and Chicks <ul><li>“ Sempervivum tectorum” </li></ul><ul><li>evergreens </li></ul><ul><li>perennials </li></ul><ul><li...
‘Freckles’
Coleus Freckles <ul><li>perennials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>often times used as annuals  because they are so delicate </li></...
Daylilies
Daylily <ul><li>genus  Hemerocallis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>means “beautiful for a day” in Greek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Aloe (Huge!)
Aloe Vera <ul><li>Genus native to Africa </li></ul><ul><li>succulents </li></ul><ul><li>Propogate via seeds or plant cutti...
Alstroemeria
Alstroemeria (Zapricia) (Zapricia) <ul><li>monocot </li></ul><ul><li>commercially popular - favored bouquet component </li...
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Secor Farms

  1. 1. <ul><li>Secor Farm </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Diner </li></ul>
  2. 2. Hen and Chicks
  3. 3. Hen and Chicks <ul><li>“ Sempervivum tectorum” </li></ul><ul><li>evergreens </li></ul><ul><li>perennials </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hens” are parent rosettes, “chicks” are offsets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>budding (asexual reproduction) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chicks begin as buds on hens, eventually grow roots </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hens die after they flower </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Are strong succulents. Planted on roofs in ancient times to slow advancing fires. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ‘Freckles’
  5. 5. Coleus Freckles <ul><li>perennials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>often times used as annuals because they are so delicate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>developing flower buds are pinched off because the plant would die afterwards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>extremely colorful - hybrid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When around sun, become more colorful </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Genus Coleus indigenous to tropical Africa , Asia , Australia , the East Indies , the Malay Archipelago , and the Philippines </li></ul>
  6. 6. Daylilies
  7. 7. Daylily <ul><li>genus Hemerocallis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>means “beautiful for a day” in Greek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mature flowers only last one day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>misnomer: not lilies </li></ul><ul><li>Native to Europe, China, Japan, Korea </li></ul><ul><li>monocots </li></ul><ul><li>open at sunrise, whither at sunset (photoperiodism) </li></ul><ul><li>require > 6 hours sunlight daily </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom time varies from June through October </li></ul><ul><li>Propagated by dividing clumps or by seed </li></ul>
  8. 8. Aloe (Huge!)
  9. 9. Aloe Vera <ul><li>Genus native to Africa </li></ul><ul><li>succulents </li></ul><ul><li>Propogate via seeds or plant cuttings (leaf or root) </li></ul><ul><li>Gel: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>thick jelly derived from leaf parenchymal tissue. Contains carbohydrate polymers (ex: glucomannans) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>used for topical treatment of wounds, minor burns, and skin irritations; skin care products </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Latex: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>bitter yellow juice derived from leaf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>used as a powerful laxative to relief constipation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plant also made into beverages and is a component of some medicines </li></ul>
  10. 10. Alstroemeria
  11. 11. Alstroemeria (Zapricia) (Zapricia) <ul><li>monocot </li></ul><ul><li>commercially popular - favored bouquet component </li></ul><ul><li>experience resupination- flower is inverted; upside down- looking </li></ul><ul><li>Zapricia: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new hybrid (published 2008)(U.S. Plant Pat. No. 14,119) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mutation, first found in The Netherlands in 2002 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>propagation via rhizome division </li></ul></ul>
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