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Admin - May 18, 2020 - 2 comments

Metallic Greenhouses in Kenya offer the best alternative for farmers who would wish to grow tomatoes, sweet peppers and other high value crops under a greenhouse environment. Metallic greenhouses in Kenya are more durable than wooden greenhouses but slightly more expensive. They have the potential of of staying for more than a decade as wooden greenhouses may be affected by termites if not properly treated.

Metallic Greenhouse
Low cost metallic greenhouse in Kenya constructed by Grekkon Limited

Metallic greenhouses can either be galvanized or non-galvanized. Non galvanized metallic greenhouses are more durable. They are considered low cost greenhouses if they are not galvanized.

READ: Where to buy metallic greenhouses in Kenya online

Just like wooden greenhouses, greenhouses made of metal should have an entry pouch for disinfection. They also need to be properly ventilated, with a side roll up system which can be closed depending on the weather.

Types of Metallic Greenhouses in Kenya

Metallic greenhouses in Kenya can be tunnel type or have a ventilation system at the roof top. Metallic greenhouses made of tunnels are popular with vegetable farmers while the ventilated type are mainly used by flower growers.

READ ALSO: Metallic Greenhouses Sizes in Kenya

The height of metal green houses can range from 2m on the side and 3.5m on the highest point to 3m by 5.5m, mainly for flower growers.

Cost of metallic greenhouses in Kenya

Size Approx No of Tomato Plants Cost
8m x 15m 500 KES 200,000
8m x 25m 800 KES 255,000
8m x 30m 1000 KES 300,000
16m x 30m 2000 KES 550,000
Metallic Greenhouise prices in Kenya

The above cost covers:

  • Drip Irrigation system complete with filtration system
  • Entry pouch for disinfection,
  • Sand, cement and ballast
  • Insect netting for insect pest control and ventilation
  • 200 microns (1,000 gauge ) greenhouse polythene cover
  • Hybrid Tomato or sweet pepper seeds.
  • Installation cost
  • Note. Cost does not cover transport cost to site, chemicals , management cost, tank and tank structure

Cost of wooden greenhouses in Kenya (compared)

Size Approx No of Tomato Plants Cost
8m x 15m 500 KES 120,000
8m x 25m 800 KES 140,000
8m x 30m 1000 KES 170,000
16m x 30m 2000 KES 320,000
Wooden greenhouses prices in Kenya

The above cost covers:

  • Greenhouse Structure
  • Drip Irrigation system complete with filtration system
  • Entry pouch for disinfection,
  • Sand, cement and ballast
  • Insect netting for insect pest control and ventilation
  • 200 microns (1,000 gauge ) greenhouse polythene cover
  • Installation cost

As a greenhouse construction company in Kenya, Grekkon Limited is committed in construction of quality and the best greenhouses in Kenya and beyond.

Note. Cost does not cover transport cost to site, tank and tank structure READ https://grekkon-eldoret.co.ke/greenhouses/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WxYlOC2DHw
A successful greenhouse farmer in Kenya not hiding her joy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfDFQt4zYfk
Wooden greenhouse in Eldoret, constructed by Grekkon Limited

Metallic Greenhouses Prices in Kenya

  1. 8m by 15m Metallic Greenhouse

    Kes. 170,000Metallic Greenhouse price

  2. 8m by 24m Metallic Greenhouse

    Kes. 240,000Metallic Greenhouse price

  3. 8m by 30m Metallic Greenhouse

    Kes. 280,000

  4. 16m by 30m Metallic Greenhouse

    Kes. 500,000

The above cost comprises of Structure, greenhouse cover, seeds, installation and irrigation

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2 comments

  1. FaMAS

    Do you have an office in Kisumu?

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