News and knowhow for farmers

FarmBiz TV: Coriander/Dhania, a fast-growing crop, enjoys all year round ready market.

coriander dania farm kenya

By John Matava

Coriander/dhania farming is a great side hustle to make extra cash. It is an all year round, fast growing crop that takes about four to six weeks to mature. For an acre of land, a farmer will require 500 grams of seeds at a cost of Sh1000. From these, he/she will harvest between 600 to 800 kilograms of ready dhania and sell at an average price of Sh53 per kilogram,earning between Sh26,500 and Sh42,400 per harvest. 

Related News:

Coriander helps farmer cuts pesticide costs by ‘seducing’ pest eating insects

Planting coriander in your farm controls aphids, white flies and mites


Get our news into your email inbox every week

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top