The chandler variety of strawberries, is the more preferable variety in kenya, because of its fast maturing rate, superior pest and disease resistance, and low production cost.
these seedlings are readily available in karatina area at a very friendly price
We sell certified potted strawberry seedlings at Kshs. 30. For large quantities, discount is given. The variety is chandler which has high demand in the market.
We also connect farmers to the market.
Strawberry farming requires less land and has big income potential. You start earning only after 3 months after planting. The plant can last over 3 years. We also do a one day training on strawberry farming at a small fee and also sell fruits at 150/= per punnet. We are located near Thika town along Thika-Kandara road
Strawberry farming has huge income potential and can easily turn you from a job-seeker to a job-creator or from an employee to an employer in less than 12 months.
Strawberries can grow in almost every part of our country.
1/8th of an acre would be adequate for a beginner but if you are in an urban setting you can invest in a few containers (which you can then put in your backyard) and start farming. With 1/8 acre you can make upto 100k per month.
The best variety to go for is “Chandelier Strawberry” which is perfectly suited for the Kenyan environment.
We sell chandler strawberry potted seedlings @ 30/= per seedling. We also have splits @ 10/= per split.
The seedlings/splits are healthy and disease free. We have a demostration farm where we have mature plants for viewing and training.
The farm is in the neighbourhood of thika town