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Tropical Plants Online Course

Tropical Plants Online Course

Study many of the significant tropical plants including: Heliconias, Alpinia, Hedychium, Zingiber, Musa, Costus, Cordylines, palms and cycads, climbers, shrubs, trees, orchids, ferns, Aroids and Bromeliads, herbs, vegetables and fruit bearing plants, etc.

This course provides a valuable instruction for both growing plants in warm places or in protected places such as greenhouses and inside homes or offices.

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

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction to Tropical Plants
  • Plant Cultural Practices
  • Tropical Annuals, Perennials, Bulbous Plants, Bamboos & Lawns
  • Ornamental Gingers and Heliconias (and related plants)
  • Cordylines, Palms & Cycads
  • Climbers, Shrubs and Trees
  • Orchids, Ferns, Aroids and Bromeliads
  • Tropical Herbs, Vegetables and Fruit Bearing Plants
  • Growing Tropical Plants outside the Tropics
  • Landscaping with Tropical Plants


  • Explain the nature and scope of tropical plants
  • Discuss cultural characteristics that are often peculiar to tropical plants
  • Describe the taxonomy and culture of a range of soft wooded tropical plants including annuals, perennials and bulbs.
  • Describe the taxonomy and culture of Heliconias and Gingers..
  • Describe the taxonomy and culture of Palms and Palm like tropicals.
  • Describe the taxonomy and culture of climber, tree and shrub tropical plants.
  • Describe the taxonomy and culture of Orchids, Ferns and Bromeliads.
  • Describe the taxonomy and culture of Herbs, Vegetables and Fruits in tropical conditions.

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