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Course Title: Growing Camellias VHT109

Growing Camellias VHT109

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate
Growing Camellias VHT109

A comprehensive course in Camelias! Beautiful camellias require little attention, once established, and yet there is so much to know about them. This course is a wonderful way of learning about the different groups of camellias (eg. japonicas, sasanquas, reticulatas), their special characteristics, and their culture. Develops your understanding of soils, feeding, watering, pruning, planting methods, pest & disease control, propagation, & more. Improve your ability to identify different varieties (both common and uncommon), and how to use camellias to achieve desired landscape effects.

Course Structure for Growing Camellias VHT109

  1. Introduction
    • Review of the system of plant identification
    • General characteristics of the group
    • Information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs etc)
  2. Culture
    • Planting
    • Staking
    • Mulching
    • Watering
    • Pest & disease
    • Feeding
    • Pruning
    • Protection from wind, salt air etc
  3. Propagation
    • Methods of propagating camellias
  4. Using Camellias
  5. The most Commonly Grown Varieties
  6. Other important Groups
  7. The Lesser Grown Varieties
  8. Special Assignment – On one selected plant or group

Aims of Growing Camellias VHT109

  • Describe the nature and scope of cut flower production in greenhouses
  • Determine key cultural practices that are commonly required to develop and maintain a good rate of growth in a cut flower crop
  • Eexplain the initiation and development of flowering in a cut flower crop
  • Determine management practices for cut flower crops grown in a greenhouse
  • Discuss a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production
  • Explain a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production
  • Determine a range of harvest and post harvest techniques related to cut flower production
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected herbaceous perennials
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected annuals and biennials
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected bulbs, corms, rhizomes or tubers
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected filler plants
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for roses and orchids

Price: £325
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learing Methods: Online, CD (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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