We surveyed 501 horticulturists to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Horticulturists are enterprising and realistic

Horticulturists tend to be predominantly enterprising individuals, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others. They also tend to be realistic, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a horticulturist. However, if you are social, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average horticulturist break down: