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  • 1020 Mesh Deep Extra Strength Trays - 2.5" Deep

    182 reviews

    Durable Soil Block Propagation Trays

    These mesh bottom trays are built out of Heavy Duty Polypropylene plastic and are guaranteed to not break or warp even with heavy loads.

    These mesh bottom seed trays are ideal for soil block propagation or for anyone that needs a tray with extra drainage. Our soil block trays are built with Extra-Strength so they won't sag, break or warp even while transporting heavy loads.

    Now Available in colors!

    Features

    • Made from Food-safe, BPA Free, PP polypropylene (#5) plastic
    • Mesh holes for ideal drainage
    • Outer dimensions: 21” x 10.75” x 2.475” Deep
    • Ideal for use with 1020 trays, but strong enough to be used on its own
    • Please note that we recommend using trays of the same depth when nesting trays.
    • Mesh trays are designed to sit inside a no hole tray of the same depth. If you are stacking be aware that the no hole tray will sit about 1/4 inch above the bottom of the mesh tray.
    • Made in the USA

      Ideal Uses

      • Wheatgrass Tray
      • Fodder Tray
      • Soil Block Tray
      • Rockwool Cubes

      Use our soil block propagation trays for any rockwool cubes, fodder, micro-greens, or wheatgrass. With just enough flat mesh to equally carry all sizes of soil blocks, these trays allow root air pruning on all sides of the blocks.

      Inner Dimensions of 1020 Mesh Tray

      • From Bottom: 19.375" x 9" x 2.25"
      • From Top: 20.25" x 10.125"

      Outer Dimensions

      • From Bottom: 19.5" x 9.25" x 2.475"
      • From Top: 21" x 10.75"

      Mesh Tray Hole Size

      • 0.125 inches

      Free shipping on orders over $49 to Contiguous US

      Shipping Policy

      Most products will ship from our facility in 1 to 2 business days after the order is placed.  Express shipments placed after 12PM EST will be shipped out next business day. Full details can be found on our Shipping Policy Page

      Returns Policy

      Returns can be made on most products within 30 days of purchase. After 30 days we unable to offer a refund or exchange. Certain products are non-returnable. For full details visit our Returns Policy

      QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

      Ask a Question
      • how many trays are in a pack?

        We have 1, 5, 10, 25 and 60 packs available.  There is a drop down to the left of the "add to cart" button with the different sizes available with prices of each pack below.

      • Does the drainage flat sit in the solid flat so it is directly on the bottom (rather than being slightly suspended as some do), and/or vice versa? Also, will you have 128's in stock soon? Thanks!

        Our trays are suspended off the bottom of the drainage flat.  We find this advantageous since it allows your roots to get more oxygen and your roots will stretch down toward the water as they become more developed.  However we currently are in the process of creating a micro green flat tray that is shorter than our existing flat which would allow for the cells to sit directly on the bottom.

        Regarding out 128 Cell trays we should have more available the first week in March.

        Thanks for reaching out!

      • Do you have an updated ETA on the 10 x 10 trays?

        All our 1010 trays should be in stock.  Here are our 1010 trays with holes: https://www.bootstrapfarmer.com/products/1010-tray-with-holes and our 1010 trays no holes https://www.bootstrapfarmer.com/products/1010-tray-no-holes

      • How come oasis cubes and Rockwool sheets don’t fit insides these or your heavy duty 1020 trays without having tho be cut down? Would it be the same issue with your shallow trays as well?

        Yes it would be the same fit with the shallow trays as well since they are 1020's too.  When we designed our trays we knew that they wouldn't be able to fit perfectly with every brand so we surveyed some of our farmer friends to come up with the size that was most commonly used.  It would be nice to have a universal tray though :)

      • Do you have 10x10 trays with the mesh bottom?

        Not quite yet!  They are in production now and we should hopefully have them in 2.5 months or so.

      • If I want to grow high density lettuce straight into dirt indoors, would I be able to use the 1020 TRAY WITH HOLES - SOIL BLOCK PROPAGATION TRAYS in combination with the regular 1020 tray to bottom water? Or would the soil propagation tray be too shallow?

        Yes our 1020 Trays with Mesh holes will fit into our 1020 trays with no holes and work well for bottom watering. 

      • May I know where are your mesh trays made? Thank you!

        Hello! Our mesh trays are made in the USA. You can find a list of our USA made products here: https://www.bootstrapfarmer.com/collections/usa-made-products

      Customer Reviews
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      SK
      02/21/2024
      Sandy K.
      United States United States

      Mesh trays

      Excellent! The trays hold the soil blocks with no problems and allow for equal watering.

      PL
      02/16/2024
      Peter L.
      United States United States

      Repeat purchaser.

      I’m a repeat purchaser of these item. We are expanding our seed starting capacity. I have been very satisfied with your 1020 trays, inserts and domes. Delivery was quick, all good here.

      A
      02/01/2024
      Anonymous
      United States United States

      Sturdy

      Sturdy ! This is my second order for these trays . Needed more and was very impressed how they held up last season!

      AF
      01/16/2024
      Aiden F.
      United States United States

      Amazing product

      I'm going on my second year with similar trays and this year I decided to upgrade to the extra strength ones. I love them because I reduce waste through soil blocking, it takes up minimal space compared to those flimsy plastic pots, and I can use them for a lifetime. I highly recommend these trays for seed starting. Thanks bootstrap farmer!

      A
      01/07/2024
      Anonymous
      United States United States

      Amazing!

      These are by far the best trays I have ever used! They are very well designed!