Planting Trays

We manufacture planting trays with UV-treated PVC plastic material. These planting trays have cell sizes as; 28, 50, 66, 160, 200, 204, and 288. These seedling trays for sale haves a perforation at the bottom of each cell to allow for water drainage and root aeration.

Planting trays for sale;

  1. Tomato seedling trays

    A farmer growing tomato for the greenhouse will use the 200 or 204 cell trays. These tomatoes will be small in size during transplanting to this protected environment. A farmer growing outdoor tomato will use the 160 hole seedling trays. These tomato seedlings will be bigger and stronger to withstand harsh climatic conditions in the field.

  2. Onion seedling trays.

    Growers doing onions will use the 288 cell seedling trays.

  3. Different seedling production in trays.

    Onion has tiny seedlings which at maturity fit well in small cells. Tomato, peppers, cabbage, and chilies will use larger cells seedling trays.

  4. Seedlings production in trays.

    Apply the coco peat planting media on all cells up to 3/4. Place the tiny seeds individually in each cell, then cover with the coco peat planting media.

 

Planting Trays FAQs

i. What are seedling tray prices?

Our UV-treated PVC seedling trays cost Kes 120 apiece for all cell numbers. These seedlings trays prices in Kenya are retail, and a discount is offered for bulk buyers

ii. What can I use for seed trays?

Vegetable seed germination, fruit tree or forestry seedlings growth, and silkworm growing

iii. How do you use planting trays?

In an era when farmers have graduated to high-value hybrid vegetable seeds;

  • planting trays make it possible to account for each seedling, the reason that every seed is placed manually one by one
  • this makes it easy to count actual germination and seedling survivals
  • the seedlings have less pest and disease infestation because the trays are used with sanitized growing media
  • at transplanting, the growing media covers the root system which prevents transplanting shock in the field or greenhouse
  • transplanting shock slows down crop growth and delays maturity

iv. When should I transplant my seed trays?

When the crop has been hardened enough to withstand open field or greenhouse conditions

v. How do you use seed trays?

Add treated planting media in each cell, then sow one seed per cell. Water it to keep it moist till transplanting

vi. How deep should a seed tray be?

Not less than 5cm

Grekkon Limited’s agronomists guide every farmer during procurement on the most appropriate tray to use.

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Comments (16)

  • do you sell
    1) plastic seedling trays with rooting media
    2)vertical bags 40 seedlings
    3)plastic crates for harvesting tomatoes

    justine
    Reply
    • Hello Justine. WE sell planting trays with coco peat. We do not have vertical bags and plastic crates though

      Reply
  • Kindly whats the volumemetric content of the 50 and 28 holes seedling trays.

    James muriithi
    Reply
    • Dear James,

      It’s 70 and 12 cubic centimeters per cell for the 50 hole and 288 hole trays respectively. How many units of each do you need?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Want tray for planting half a kg onion seeds.
    How many trays do I need? Planting media?

    Onesmus Mutinda
    Reply
    • Dear Onesmus,

      Half a kg of onion seed has 50,000 seeds. Using the 288 cell, you require 174 trays @ Kes 120 apiece. You’ll use coco peat as planting media at a rate of 1kg for every 12 trays, so 15 kgs of coco peat @ Kes 70/kg.
      Where are you located and when do you need these products?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • i need seedling trays that can hold capsicum/eggplant seedlings for between 6 to 8 weeks before transplanting to outfield. will appreciate a quotation for 4,000 plants and coco-peat as well.

    Martin Wainaina
    Reply
    • Dear Martin,

      Good morning. A tray is Kes 120, so for 4,000 units, this is Kes 480,000. You’ll use 300kgs of coco peat with these trays. Where are you located and when do you need these products? Reach us on 077 157 132 or share your number for us to call you back.

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
      • Thank you. However, i wanted to know which specific type of seedling tray to use (160, 204 or 288 Holes) that can hold 4,000 capsicum seedlings for between 5 to 6 weeks before transplanting to open field. Kindly provide a quote for coco-peat too.

        Martin Wainaina
        Reply
  • I’m overwhelmed by your reply. I would like trays for tomato seeds ( 204 or288 holes.) Coco peat for 10000 seeds. Please give a quote.

    Alfred muriithi Gitonga
    Reply
    • Dear Alfred,

      Thank you! These are your quotes please advise us on your choice
      Option 1
      1.1 50pcs of 204 cell trays @ Kes 120= Kes 6,000
      1.2. 5kgs coco peat @ Kes 75/kg= Kes 375
      Total cost Kes 6,375

      Option 2
      2.1 35pcs of 288 cell trays @ Kes 120= Kes 4,200
      2.2. 4kgs coco peat @ Kes 75/kg= Kes 300
      Total Kes 4,500

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • How many pics of germination trays do I need to plant 250g of Royal f1 tomato?
    And where are you offices, or how do you do your delivery?
    Am from kisumu county, muhoroni sub-county, hear is my number-0792291205

    Fredrick Lucas Ogutu
    Reply
    • Hi can you mix cocopeat,peatmoss and emiculate as a planting media. Plz if so kindly give me the ratio of these and we’re can I get these media in kitale. My contact is 0101558701

      Peter wanyama
      Reply
      • Dear Peter,

        Good morning, our Eldoret technical team will reach you for details.

        Best regards,

        Customer Servie

        Reply
  • Wld like trays to plant cabbage seedlings 50 grams, what is your quotation

    Samuel mburu
    Reply
    • Dear Susan,

      Good morning. For cabbage, you’ll use the 200 or 150 cell trays. 50gms has approximately 5,000 seeds. So, your quote is;

      1. 150 cell trays x 34 units @ Kes 120= Kes 4,080
      2. 200 cell trays x 25 units @ Kes 120= Kes 3,000

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply

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