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Tropical Plants, Certificate

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Learn where and how to grow Tropicals. This Tropical Plants course from Warnborough College provides a valuable instruction for both growing plants in warm places or in protected places such as greenhouses  and inside homes or offices.
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This Tropical Plants course from Warnborough College concentrates on plants which originate from tropical or sub tropical climates; but there may be some plants covered which fit a looser definition of ‘tropical’.

How Does A Warnborough Online Course Work?

You can start the course whenever is convenient for you. You will be studying from home and have access to support from our qualified tutors. Practical exercises and research tasks will be set at the end of each lesson – including an assignment. You will submit this assignment to your course tutor, who will mark your work and give you constructive feedback and suggestions.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • You may enrol and start at any time of the year – it’s all self-paced.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description
      • 1 Module – 100 Hours (you must complete all assignments and successfully complete one examination OR final project)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility

Programme Structure


  • Plant Cultural Practices – Understanding soils, naming a soil, propagation, watering, feeding, pruning etc.
  • Tropical Annuals, Perennials, Bulbous Plants, Bamboos & Lawns
  • Ornamental Gingers and Heliconias (and related plants including Alpinia, Hedychium, Zingiber, Musa & Costus)
  • Cordylines, Palms & Cycads
  • Climbers, Shrubs and Trees
  • Orchids, Ferns, Aroids and Bromeliads
  • Tropical Herbs, Vegetables and Fruit Bearing Plants – including Bush tucker, Selected Vegetables, Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit trees
  • Growing Tropical Plants outside the Tropics – growing tropicals indoors, in different climates and conditions.
  • Landscaping with Tropical Plants – use of colour & texture, plant selection, planting a courtyard, preparing sketch plans.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    395 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 GBP for the full programme and a duration of .
  • EU/EEA

    395 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 GBP for the full programme and a duration of .
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