Shade netting

Each plant has its own individual requirement of sunlight and shade under which it flourishes at its best. To create optimum climate conditions selections of the correct percentage of shade net factor plays an important role to enhance plants productivity to its optimum. Agricultural shade nets are available in different colors and combinations. We use a 20% / 40% 60% / 70% agricultural shade net.


We use CCA treated 75/100-100/125 SABS approved poles – 3.6m high, 6mx6m construction as a standard size. Poles have been treated with a preservation containing copper, chromium and arsenic, making the poles last longer. Galvanized 90mm x 2mm / 60mm x 2mm poles optional to client’s requirement.


Helps with the cultivation of vegetables, flower plants. Follage plants, medical/aromatic plants and herbs. Helps to enhance natural weather disturbances such as wind, rain, hail, frost, birds and insects. Helps creating favorable micro environment for production.

SHADE NET                                                     SUITABLE

6-10% Shade White                                       Vineyards and fruits

12-40% Shade White                                     Vegetable crops such as tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers

18-50% Shade White                                     Fruit crops such as melons and granadillas

25-40% Shade White & Grey                        Mixed vegetables

30% Shade Black                                            Strawberries, gooseberries, carnations and roses

40% Shade Black & Green                            Lettuce, cauliflower, cabbage, certain orchid varieties

50% Shade Green                                          Pot plants, orchids and irises

70% Shade Black                                            Ferns, palms, violets and house plants

80-85% Shade Black                                      Shade of livestock