CONIFERS –Distance Learning Course
ACS Distance Education
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Review the system of plant identification, general characteristics of the conifer plant group, information contacts you can use (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs, etc).
Planting, staking, mulching, watering, pest & disease, feeding, pruning, protection from wind, salt air, propagation, etc.
Conifers that reach tree proportions, their characteristics and requirements, how to grow conifers by seed propagation and grafting techniques.
4. Common Medium Size Shrubs
Many conifers fall into this height category. Some of the popular conifers are Chamaecyparis, Juniperus and Thuja. How to prune conifers.
5. Small Shrubs
How to choose small and prostrate conifers and their care. How to care for seedlings up to planting out stage.
6. Australian Native Conifers
Araucaria, Callitris, Podocarpus are three good conifers for use. The importance of environmental zones in Australia and how it can effect plant growth.
7. Rarer Conifers
Hemlocks, Podocarpus, Larches and leaf characteristcs of Cephalataxus.
8. Using Conifers
As timber, oils, edible seed, christmas trees, etc.
9. Landscaping with Conifers
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