Avocado Farming in Kenya has been done widely due to the current openings in the export market. In Kenya, farmers use the Button Dripper irrigation method to irrigate their plants. AQUA-HUB KENYA offers the best irrigation solutions for Avocado farming from as small as 1/8th to several Acres.
Hass Avocado Farming in Kenya
Hass Avocado is the common variety that’s most cultivated in Kenya. It does well in high altitudes of approximately, 1900 m above sea level. Kenya’s highlands find it easier to farm because of enabling tropics for the breed.
Hass Avocado is the most outstanding variety grows up to 2 m high. After transplanting the grafted hass it will take 2 years to harvest.
How to Irrigate Hass Avocado
The spacing to plant is 5 m × 5 m. In 1 acre, it will take approximately 150 avocado trees for 1 acre. AQUA-HUB KENYA provides Emitter irrigation system that’s the most suitable for Avocados in Kenya.
Avocado Drip Kit in Kenya
Irrigation of Hass Avocado is a simple process with the following components;
- Main Pipes (Lay Flat pipes)
- Sub Main Pipes which is 16 mm with control valves
- Adjustable Button Drippers red in color.
- Assorted fittings for the piping
Profitability of Avocado farming in Kenya
From the recent estimates of 150 trees per acre the one tree gives Ksh . 3000 per season . In summary for 150 trees the farmer will be able to break even . We advise them to adopt our cheap and affordable Hass Avocado drip kit from Aqua Hub.
Avocado Irrigation Kit Prices in Kenya
|Irrigation Type/ Size of the Land||1/4 Acre||1/2 Acre||1 Acre|
|Sprinklers / Rain Gun||30,000/-||50,000/-||75,000/-|
The life span of Avocado Trees
A matured Avocado tree stays for more than 100 years under proper farm Management Practices.
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