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Course Title: Carnivorous Plants VHT107

Carnivorous Plants VHT107

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Carnivorous Plants VHT107

Develop a detailed understanding of conifers.! Eight lessons provide you with a systematic understanding of the way conifers are classified, show you how to identify the differences between types and develop your understanding of cultural requirements common to the whole group and differences in cultural techniques needed for specific types of conifers. Sections of this course look in detail at trees (e.g. Pines, Cedrus, Spruce), small shrubs, medium shrubs, native conifers and rarer varieties.

Course Structure for Carnivorous Plants VHT107

  1. Introduction – Review of the system of plant identification, general characteristics of the group, information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs, etc.)
  2. Culture. Planting, soils, watering, pest & disease, feeding, etc
  3. Propagation and Container Growing. Methods of propagating carnivorous plants. Propagation of selected varieties
  4. Pitcher Plants (Nepenthes) and Sundews (Drosera)
  5. Other important Groups
  6. The Lesser Grown Varieties
  7. Australian Droseras
  8. Making the Best Use of these Plants. In containers, in the ground, as indoor plants, etc
  9. Special Assignment. On one selected plant or group

Aims of  Carnivorous Plants VHT1

  • Identify different carnivorous plants
  • Describe the cultural requirements for a range of different carnivorous plants
  • Propagate a range of different carnivorous plants
  • Discuss the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of both Sundews and Pitcher plants
  • Discuss the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of both Bladderworts and at least one other genus of Carnivorous plant
  • Describe the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of less commonly cultivated carnivorous plants
  • Describe the identification and culture of Australian Droseras in depth
  • Determine and describe appropriate ways of cultivating and displaying cultured carnivorous plants
  • Describe one group of carnivorous plants in depth

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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