Welcome to Pico-Gro

The first stop for successful essential oil farmers in South Africa that are serious about sustainable agriculture.

Pico-Gro has been supplying Medicinal and Aromatic plant material of the correct chemo type for essential oil production to farmers all over Africa since 1995. A variety of oil producing Lavender and Lavandins as well as Rosemary, Chamomile, Peppermint, Thyme, Tea tree and others are also supplied by Pico-Gro.

Our premises in Midrand, 20 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, consist of 2 propagation nurseries where vegetative cuttings of a variety of essential oil producing plants are rooted. We supply conventional rooted cuttings that are packed and shipped to destinations all over South Africa, as well as to countries further north, including Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt and beyond.

The oils produced by our farmers are exported to buyers in Europe and find their way into the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance industry of the world.

Pico-Gro in full production
Pico-Gro in full production
Lavender and Yarrow Mother Beds
Lavender and Yarrow Mother Beds
Lavender plants about to flower
Lavender plants about to flower
Chamomile in full flower
Chamomile in full flower
Mass peppermint production
Mass peppermint production
Patrick removing dead leaves
Patrick removing dead leaves
Sipho checking the EC of irrigation water
Sipho checking the EC of irrigation water