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Deciduous Trees

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Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BHT244

Deciduous Trees Outline

- Tracey Morris Dip.Hort., Cert.Hort., Cert III Organic Farming

Deciduous Trees are widely planted, particularly in temperate and colder areas of the world. They are very important for both amenity horticulture and forestry. This course is a great foundation study for anyone interested in horticulture, landscaping, arboristry, gardening, parks management; or anyone else concerned with the selection, propagation, care, maintenance or harvesting of deciduous trees.  This course is suitable for students that have no prior knowledge or experience in this area.


Lesson Structure

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction
  2. Maple (Acer)
  3. Birch (Betula)
  4. Ash (Fraxinus)
  5. Oak (Quercus)
  6. Prunus
  7. Other Deciduous Trees
  8. Special Project

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school\'s tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


Aims

  • Review foundation knowledge in plant identification and culture as needed to properly build expertise specific to deciduous trees
  • Develop knowledge in classification, identification and culture of plants, from the genus Acer.
  • Develop knowledge in classification, identification and culture of plants, from the genus Betula
  • Develop knowledge in classification, identification and culture of plants, from the genus Fraxinus.
  • Develop knowledge in classification, identification and culture of plants, from the genus Quercus.
  • Develop knowledge in classification, identification and culture of plants, from the genus Prunus.
  • Review a range of other significant deciduous tree genera not covered previously in this course.
  • Plan the establishment of a collection of different cultivars of deciduous trees suited to growing in a specified locality.

Deciduous Trees

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BHT244