Greenhouse Cut Flowers

Greenhouse Cut Flowers

Course Code VHT239
Qualification Statement of Attainment
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 100 Hours

Greenhouse Cut Flowers VHT239


Learn to select, grow and manage cut flower crops in a greenhouse.

Develop your plant knowledge, horticultural expertise and awareness of the greenhouse production industry

Work in the Cut flower industry, start a business or further your career opportunities

There are 12 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction to Cut Flower Production
  2. Cultural Practices
  3. Flower Initiation & Development
  4. Pest and Disease Control
  5. Greenhouse Management A.
  6. Greenhouse Management B.
  7. Management, Harvest & Post Harvest
  8. Herbaceous Perennials
  9. Annuals & Biennials
  10. Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomes
  11. Filler Plants
  12. Miscellaneous Plants

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


  • To describe the nature and scope of Cut Flower production in greenhouses.
  • To determine key cultural practices that are commonly required to develop and maintain a good rate of growth in a cut flower crop.
  • To explain the initiation and development of flowering in a cut flower crop.
  • To determine management practices for cut flower crops grown in a greenhouse
  • To discuss a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production.
  • To explain a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production.
  • Determine a range of harvest and post harvest techniques related to cut flower production.
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected herbaceous perennials.
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected annuals and biennials.
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected bulbs, corms, rhizomes or tubers.
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected filler plants.
  • Determine greenhouse production techniques for roses, and for orchids.

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