1020 Mesh Deep Extra Strength Trays - 2.5" Deep

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Durable Soil Block Propagation Trays

These mesh bottom trays are built out of Heavy Duty Polypropylene plastic. 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.

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  • 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 it's own
  • Please note that we recommend using trays of the same depth when nesting trays.
  • Please note that we recommend using trays of the same depth when nesting trays.

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    Ideal Uses

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

    Use our soil blockpropagation 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 air pruning of roots to occur 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

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    • 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.

    • i am inquiring about the microgreen trays that you mentioned in another post- are you selling them yet? i am looking for a microgreen tray and compatable tray with no holes. thank you

      Hey Jeff, we are about a month out from having them available on the website.  Beleive me, I wish it were sooner! 

    • 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.

    • We'd like to use our Bootstrap Farmer 1020 microgreens trays inside the 1020 trays with holes. Will they nest inside without dropping to the bottom?

      Yes the micrgreen trays a sturdy enough that they won't droop to the bottom.

    • 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. 

    • So the tray with the holes fits inside of the one with no holes?

      That's correct these mesh trays will fit into the 1020 with no hole