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Proteas

Proteas 100 Hours Course

Course Code:
BHT318 CLD
Level:
4
Start:
Anytime
Finish:
Anytime
Study From:
Anywhere
Tutor Support:
Unlimited Access
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Proteas Course Online

Learn where and how to grow one of the most stunning groups of plants in the world with the ADL online course in Proteas

With the right cultural techniques (e.g. proper drainage, soil treatments, irrigation methods, feeding, pruning, weed control), you can achieve top quality, large blooms in what might otherwise be considered poor horticultural conditions.

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Lessons

Lesson Structure:   Proteas BHT318

There are 8 lessons:

  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
    • feeding (nutrition requirements, deficiencies etc)
    • pruning
    • protection from wind, salt air etc.
    • drainage requirements
    • techniques for providing drainage, etc.
  3.  Propagation
    • Methods of propagating this group of plants (cuttings & seed)
    • Propagation of selected varieties, etc.
  4. Most Commonly Grown Varieties of Proteas
    • Protea cynaroides
    • Protea mellifera
    • Protea repens
  5. Pests, Diseases and Problems
    • Protea botany
    • Pest & diseases
    • Drainage problems
  6. Other Proteas to Grow
  7. Making the Best Use of Proteas
    • Harvest and post harvest
    • How to use them at home
  8. Special Assignment 
    • On one selected plant or group.
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