Button drippers for sale by Grekkon Limited irrigate orchards, biennials, perennials, hedge, and forest trees. Our button drippers irrigate each tree according to its water requirement. These drippers will be on the pipe at the base of the tree or other crops by making a perforation on the HDPE pipe.
Grekkon limited supplies 2 types of button drippers;
- Adjustable button drippers. The farmer has complete control over the volume of water emitted by these drippers. From zero liters per hour (complete shut off) to seventy liters per hour (completely open). They have colour-codes in red and come in various sizes according to the manufacturer. The discharge specs remain similar. The advantage of this type is that a farmer gets to decide how much water to give to each plant. Adjust for a tree that needs more to receive as much, and vice versa. The downside is that one may under or over irrigate unwillingly.
- Non-adjustable types. They irrigate according to the manufacturer’s set water discharge rate. Every discharge type is colour-coded for ease of identification. They provide a uniform amount of water to each tree crop. On the negative, one cannot adjust to individual crop water needs.
Using Button Drippers
How to use Button Drippers
- Crop type choice
In Kenya, button drippers are on fruits, with the largest users being growers of; passion fruit, banana plantations, avocado, macadamia, tangerine, orange, tree tomato, apples, and mango. The largest none fruit users are khat farmers.
- Right drippers
Our technical team advises growers on the most appropriate type of drippers to use and the number based on; crop population, acreage, crop water requirement, and available water pressure. These button drippers for sale are available in our outlets in Nairobi, Eldoret, and Nyeri.
- Irrigation time
The drippers irrigation period is determined by the volume of water available in the system and the pressure. This assumes that the pressure too. It will take longer if both or one of them is low.
Button drippers for sale at Kes 15 a piece
From Kes 40,000 depending on the tree population