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HORT 122 Pruning

2 credits
Includes the most current theories and techniques of proper pruning. Students learn how pruning a plant affects its growth processes, flowering, fruiting, rejuvenation, and aesthetics. The focus is on plants of western Washington.

Corequisites: HORT 127 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use the knowledge of plant anatomy and physiology to correctly prune
  • Apply current theories and techniques of proper pruning
  • Properly prune various trees (evergreen and deciduous), shrubs and ground covers
  • Explain the effect of various pruning techniques on different plants
  • Safely use and maintain various tools
  • Communicate multiple, complex pruning techniques both orally and in writing