231N10S: 231 Cell 10×20″ Vegetable Propagation Tray (Shallow)

  • Designed to replace 200 cell thermoformed trays.
  • Easy to pull design.
  • Injection molded design allows 15% more cells in the same space without compromising plant quality.
  • Internal vertical root training ribs.
  • Nesting design to reduce shipping costs and reduce storage footprint.
  • Cells have large hole for improved drainage, aeration and air pruning of roots.
  • Incredibly durable, long-lasting and lightweight.
  • Deeper version also available.

Made In:

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Details & Features

The shallow version of our 231 cell long life nesting vegetable propagation tray. A versatile tray for growing a wide range of crops in a wide range of locations across the world.

With a cell volume of 16cc, precise tapered cell and Proptek’s root training and air pruning technology, plants are strong and healthy and pull easily time and time again.

The Proptek 231 tray was design to replace the equivalent sized (10×20”) 200 cell thermoformed tray. This is possible due to the injection molded design of our tray, meaning more plants in your greenhouse without compromising on plant quality. More plants means more profit at the end of the season.

The injection molded construction also lends itself to other features, such as root training ribs and larger cell drainage hole. This means roots are better quality, circle less and can’t embed themselves into the cell wall – which all means a much easier plant to pull

The heavy duty design remains lightweight, but has a long extended working life – usually 10+ years with multiple cycles per year.

Trays can be steam sterilized with no negative effects on life of tray or plant pulling.

Also available as a deeper tray with higher cell volume

Key Features

Cell Count


Outer Dimensions

10" x 20"

Plant Density

149.70 pl/ft.2

Cell Volume

14 cc

Min Order Qty

696 trays

Made In


Suitable For

Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Celery, Peppers, Processing Tomatoes

Cabbage, Fresh Market Tomatoes

Shipping Statistics

Minimum Order Qty

696 Trays


Units per Pallet1

760 if order full truck

696 if ordering partial shipment

Max Pallets/Truck


Max Units/Truck


Max Units/Container2


Please Note…

1 Full truck loads can fit more trays per pallet as a dedicated full size 53ft lorry is used for delivery. For partial truck loads, we cannot guarantee the height of the lorry, so pallets must fit into all commercial freight vehicles. If arranging your own transport, please advise us at the earliest opportunity on the internal height of your vehicle.

2 Trays are stacked loose or partly loose to get the maximum number of trays per container. This will result in lower unit shipping cost but also more labor to unload

All statistics and measurements may vary so please check before purchasing, if critical, or ask for sample.

Jeff Pereira | King City Nursery, CA, United States

Proptek’s 234 Vegetable tray produces exceptional results – they are so durable and have served us very well for many years now. Our pepper plants grow quick and strong with excellent roots and pull from the cells real easy too. All in all – it’s a great tray that makes our lives here at King City Nursery smooth and efficient.

Paul Chambers | Keithly Williams, United States

In my opinion, Proptek’s 162 injection molded tray is the best reusable watermelon transplant tray on the market.

Zoë Bradbury | Valley Flora Farm, OR, United States

Our 6-acre vegetable farm is committed to generating as much production with as little waste as possible. We have never been satisfied with the flimsy plastic propagation trays that dominate the nursery industry, because of the garbage they create, the difficulty of moving trays in the greenhouse, the challenge of removing plugs, and the overall lower quality starts they produce.

We were thrilled to discover Proptek trays last year and now use the 144s for nearly all of our vegetable start production. The smooth, tapered plug design makes transplanting fast and easy, and the quality of our plants has been excellent.

Best of all, they are extremely durable. I fully expect we’ll still be using the same trays in a decade, and beyond. The folks at Proptek worked with us to fulfill a group order for a handful of organic farmers in the Pacific Northwest and every single farm has been impressed by these trays so far. Thank you Proptek for designing a quality product that meets our farm’s production needs and will stand the test of time.