Coco peat supplier in Kenya

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Grekkon Limited is the largest coco peat supplier in Kenya. Our product is in 5kg compressed blocks or 5kg and 18kg bags in loose form. As the key coco peat supplier in Kenya, we provide untreated material for use as a multipurpose medium. Our coco peat processing in Mombasa is from coconut husks to create a good alternative for propagating seedlings and flower production. It is also for hydroponic farming and for soil amendments. Common commercial food crops propagated on seedling trays are; tomato, cabbage, onion, peppers, fruit trees amongst many others. Those grown directly in the field are; watermelon, cucumber, squash, butternut and others

For it to work effectively, wash it, and treat it. This because it has soluble salts mainly sodium which causes root hair scorching, and hence poor germination.

 

Coco peat by Grekkon Limited

Coco peat price in Kenya

and product specs by Grekkon Limited 

 

Price Kes 80/Kg
PH 6.3 – 6.7
Electrical conductivity (EC) 1.6 – 2.0
Expansion ratio 2.5 – 3
Moisture content <5%
Compression volume 28L
Fibre content <3%
Sand content <1%

 

The equivalent water volume of our 1kg Coco peat is 8 litres 

 

 

How to treat coco peat coco peat and seedling propagation

1. Cleaning

Place the material in a container. Add 150L of water over the 5kg block. The block will hydrate in 5 minutes. Turn the block over halfway through the process. Pull the block apart and make sure any dry areas are fully hydrated. Drain the extra water into plants or nursery beds. The material is ready for use. One 5kg block expands to 2 cubic feet

2. Steps on how to treat coco peat with Calcium Nitrate

  • Add water in a trough
  • Add calcium nitrate to water at a ratio of 10grams or 1 spoonful per 5kg block.
  • Leave for about 30minutes for the calcium nitrate to hydrate and loosen.
  • Mix or stir the calcium nitrate solution and leave for 24hours. This is to allow for calcium nitrate to replace the sodium salt. This is a double displacement reaction. Two salts are formed: Calcium carbonate which forms a precipitate and Sodium nitrate.

    Ca(NO3)2+Na2CO3= CaCO3 ↓ + NaNO3

    • After 24hours, drain the water then wash or rinse, at least 7 times to remove all the soluble salts traces.
    • The pH and electrical conductivity (EC) of the media measured. The ideal pH should be 5.6-6.5 while the EC should be 1.6-2.0.
    • Finally, the media is potted in seedling trays then seeds sowed.
    • After germination, the nutrition program begins after two weeks since the media does not have nutrients.

     3. Planting

Place the tiny seeds individually in each cell, then cover with the coco peat planting media.

 

Coco peat supplier in Kenya

 

Coco peat supplier in Kenya

FAQs

i. How much does coco peat cost?

 Kes 80/Kg

These are retail prices. Bulk consumers and resellers receive a discount

ii. What is the rate of coco peat use?

5kgs of coco peat will be used on 12 to 15 seedling trays

Benefits of using coco peat as a growing medium

i. It is highly porous. This is for easy air and water movement to the plant roots.
ii. Has good water holding capacity. It ensures there is no over watering or under watering of your seedlings.
iii. High cation exchange capacity. This allows easy and large movement of nutrients to plant root hairs
iv. Compressed coco peat blocks. They are easy to transport and handle
v. None acidic media. It provides a great environment for root beneficial fungi and bacteria to grow and multiply
vi. Zero nutrients. The fact that it has zero nutrients means you can easily formulate various quantities required for your seedlings
vii. Sanitised growing media. It is disease and pest-free because we sanitise it during production. This destroys all fungus, bacterial or insect pests

How do you manufacture coco peat? 

It is made from coconut husks

Coconut husks for coco peat processing by Grekkon Limited

 

Coco peat supplier in Kenya

Summary

As the leading coco peat supplier in Kenya, Grekkon Limited’s agronomy team advises nurseries and other users. This advice is on the product’s best practices to make great use out of it. Treat first by soaking in a solution of calcium nitrate. It is to reduce sodium levels which causes root scorching.

Our sanitised media is a natural substitute for the soil because it is free of any infection or pest attack on the crop.

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Established in 2017, Grekkon Limited is a Kenyan agribusiness company. It specialises in the provision of; - Irrigation systems - Greenhouse construction - Dam liners installation - Water pumps - Solar dryers construction - Agriculture nets - Borehole drilling The company has operations offices in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nyeri, Meru, and Nyahururu

Comments (44)

  • hi can you kindly send me a quotation for cocopeat both treated and untreated ,urgently in need of ten tonnes ,
    regards
    mashel nyagilo

    mashel nyagilo
    Reply
    • Dear Mashel,

      Our untreated loose coco peat price is Kes 65/kg. For 10tons, this is Kes 650,000. When and where do you need it?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Hello, do you sell six pack planting trays (the ones with only 6 slots used in nurseries)and if you do how much are they?

    Margaret Naserian
    Reply
  • Do you sell the coconut fibre or you only sell coco peat? I need coconut fibre.

    Esther
    Reply
    • Dear Esther,

      Good evening. We only sell coco peat, however, we can link you up with a coconut fiber supplier.

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
      • Hello, Would you be able to share the contact for the coconut fibre supplier please? Kind Regards, Floey

        Floey
        Reply
  • Hey we are urgently in need of cocopeat . Is it possible you send us quotations.
    Thank You.
    Julie

    Juliet bangi
    Reply
    • Dear Julie,

      Thank you for your inquiry. What quantity do you need us to quote for?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Hi, could you let me know of a coconut fibre supplier please, if you only do cocopeat.

    suzannah barker
    Reply
    • Dear Suzannah,

      Unfortunately, we don’t.

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Do you sell pH test kit?
    Can I do away with test kit when using organic media like Cocopeat?
    Kindly help.

    Betty mukiri
    Reply
    • Dear Betty,

      We do not sell the pH test kit, and unless you need it to verify our pH quality spec as given, it is not a necessity.

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Greetings. Do you have a branch in Kakamega?…Thanks

    Felix Oseso
    Reply
    • Greetings Felix,

      We serve Kakamega from our Kisumu office. Share your contact for us to reach you or call us in Kisumu on 0759 000 911

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Hi. Can I get some untreated loose cocopeat? I have seen that you sell it at KES 65 per kg…
    Thanks

    John Mmbaga
    Reply
    • Dear John,

      Yes we have loose coco peat available. Where are you located sir?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • What is the minimum order for loose cocopeat? I’m in syokimau

    Caro
    Reply
    • Dear Caro,

      Your minimum Coco peat order is 5kgs. When do you need it?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Hi. Am Edward.
    Am planning to grow 1200 polythene-potted greenhouse tomatoes in month of June 2021. How many kilos of cocoa peat can I need for that number of seedlings? Are 6cm by 4cm black polythene tubes(like the ones used for tree/flower seedlings)appropriate?

    Edward
    Reply
  • Hi
    I am looking for coco husk chips, do you supply it or can you connect with the right suppliers?. I need 2 tons oof coco chips in Uganda at earleast.
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    Mehlam Babbar
    Reply
  • Hi, I need loose coco peat for a school project this month, do you do deliveries?

    Grace
    Reply
  • Where are you located?

    Louise
    Reply
    • Dear Louise,

      Come to Amrash Business Park in Utawala, if you’re in or within Nairobi.

      Best regards,
      Customer Service

      Reply
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  • Hello i am in thika do you have branch in thika

    Ndichu Gabriel
    Reply
    • Dear Ndichu,

      We serve Thika from our Utawala store. How can we assist you sir?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • I am small scale farmer who is looking forward to start in using cocopeat but I don’t know who to prepare it. I need a guide line in treating it and the cost of cocopeat

    Ndichu Gabriel
    Reply
    • Dear Gabriel,

      This coco peat post provides details on the treatment.

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Kindly get in touch with me am a potential customer.
    Call me on:0792010191
    Julius

    Julius
    Reply
    • Dear Julius,

      Cathy will be calling you shortly. Thank you!

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Hello,
    Am an agronomist. Degree holder in Crop protection and improvement. Do you have jobs for agronomist?

    Denis
    Reply
  • Do you sell treated cocopeat or one ready to use? If not where do I get the Calcium nitrate to treat i

    Alice
    Reply
    • Dear Alice,

      We sell untreated coco peat, and we provide free calcium nitrate fertiliser for you to treat with.

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Do you have offices in the coastal counties of Kenya?
    If so,Where?
    Whats the Phone Numbers to get touch?
    Do you deliver?

    Moustafa
    Reply
    • Dear Moustafa,

      Currently, we’re serving he coastal belt from our Nairobi office, but our Mombasa will be operational from 1st February, 2022. It will be located along Jomo Kenyatta street, directly opposite Mombasa Pentecostal church. yes, we do deliver to the coast at a fee.

      Best regards,
      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Hello sir, we are manufacturer and supplier of washed cocopeat 5 kg block. We are own manufacturer so I will supply best quality and best price for your company. If you are interested means please contact me at classiccocoexp@gmail.com and my whatsapp number +91 9688099392

    Arun Kumar
    Reply
  • Hello. I’m interested in the 5kg loose coco peat please. How do I go about contacting you? Thanks

    Mubina
    Reply
    • Good evening Mubina,

      Share your contact and we’ll call you back on our coco peat price, or reach us on 0715 157 132/ 0777 157 132

      Best regards,
      Customer Service

      Reply
      • Hi again. My number is 0737729155.
        Do you offer delivery? I wanted the 5kg loose powder coco peat please. Thanks

        Mubina
        Reply
  • We are trying to engage in a ppp with a company that processes husks into cocopeat..coir and other products

    Thomas Kuto
    Reply
    • Good afternoon Thomas,

      Please share your contact number with us, we produce coco peat from coconut husks.

      Best regards,
      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Morning,
    What is the price of 1Kg of Coco peat in Mombasa? Kindly share your Mombasa contacts.

    samuel wanjiku
    Reply
    • Good morning Samuel,

      It is Kes 80/Kg. Our Mombasa branch number is 0114 494 500. Karibu

      Best regards,
      Customer Service

      Reply
  • What is the price of Coco peat in Mombasa?

    samuel wanjiku
    Reply

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