Kenya and its Floriculture. Kenya is a huge exporter of roses in Africa. Their main cut of flowers cultivated are Carnations, Alstormeria, Gypsophila, Lilies, Statice, and some summer flowers. Africans love flowers, and they can grow them. Kenya is one of the suppliers in the Dutch auction. Kenya was recorded as the fourth largest flower exporter over Netherlands and Columbia. Kenya’s flowers are sold in over 60 countries, especially in Europe and Japan.
Kenya has good and natural weather conditions for flower cultivation as well as good for investment. Roses for Kenya makes money, and for them, it brought changes as they focused on expanding in Europe and others. Kenyan roses are well known worldwide for their high quality and good technique in growing aside from the climatic conditions that make them highly productive.
Flower farming is profitable in Kenya, and a survey said that flower exporting for Kenyans increases yearly. Areas of cut flowers with Kenya’s main products are in Lake Naivasha, Mt. Kenya, Nairobi, Thika, Athi River, Kitae, Kericho, and Eastern Kenya. Arabicum is also profitable since it takes just three months to mature then it’s ready to sell. At the same time, Summer Flowers are grown only in summer and can be cultivated in the year in sunshine. The head of Horticulture in Kenya named, Benjamin Tito, said that the flower export of Kenya increased by about a million kilograms compared to the year 2020. You can make money in growing flowers, and you need to have a profitable plan and make them grow healthy and make sure to sell them in the right places like farmers and fundraisers