Horticulture

Introduction

Course Title: Planting for Fruit Production
Course Code: HR152

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part Time



Producing your own fruit is a rewarding experience allowing you to enjoy a variety of fruits and flavours grown in conditions you can be certain of that may not otherwise be available. This course will take you through the steps you need to select and plant the varieties of top fruit:- apples, pears, plums, apricots; and soft fruits:- gooseberries, currants, berries, etc.

Overview

Qualification

College Certificate

Course Content

Varieties of fruit trees and fruit bushes
Selection of root stocks and specification of plants
Planting and site requirements for different species

Next Steps

This course can be taken in conjunction with Pruning Top & Soft Fruit (HR151) which takes place during the afternoon of the same day