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Distance Learning Protea Course

Learn all aspects of Protea botany and culture in this unique home study course.

Proteas would be perfect for use in low maintenance low water use gardens. Visitors to this is the same situation as natives. They will fit good in most Australian native landscape and garden styles, from large courtyard attributes. They will give color throughout the year and the added bonus of fascinating cut flowers

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction
  • Culture
  • Propagation
  • Most Commonly Grown Varieties of Proteas
  • Pests, Diseases and Problems
  • Other Proteas to Grow
  • Making the Best Use of Proteas
  • Special Assignment - based on one of the following (your choice)


  • Explain the taxonomy of Proteas and closely related genera.
  • Describe the cultural requirements of Proteas and related Proteaceae plants
  • Propagate Proteas.
  • Compare a range of commonly grown Protea species.
  • Manage problems including pests and diseases with Proteas.
  • Discuss a range of different Protea species and cultivars.
  • Determine and describe a range of ways to grow and use Proteas; including as a landscape plant and as a cut flower.
  • Discuss a subject related to Proteas in depth.

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