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Butterfly Netting

Protect your vegetables from butterflies and caterpillars.

Butterfly netting creates a barrier to egg-laying, preventing caterpillars from devastating your crops.

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Product Information: Butterfly Netting 

Grading 

TypeManufactureProperties
HEAVY DUTYMade from UV stabilised extruded PolypropyleneVery strong, thin strands form a lightweight, rigid mesh. Hard to tear and long lasting. Can be moulded around plants & structures.
SOFTUV stabilised, woven HDPE (multifilament construction)Soft, feels like fabric to touch. Suitable for laying directly onto crops. Mesh holes not big enough for bees to pass through.

Application 

How to use Butterfly Proof NettingDescription
How it worksActs as a physical barrier between crops & butterflies preventing them from laying their eggs and in turn, caterpillars eating the crops
Use with:Frames, canes, hoops, cages, cloches or place directly onto crops (but make sure you leave enough height for growth and so butterflies cannot land on leaves to lay their eggs)
How to implementCreate desired support structure then drape netting over, making sure it is evenly spaced out. Secure at top and base with pegs. Leave no gaps
Watering & FeedingShould be done through netting 
PollinationIf using SOFT option, remove during pollination
HandlingCut with scissors 
Suitable for:All types of vegetables & plants, in particular brassica vegetables: cabbage, kale, cauliflower, broccoli, calabrese, purple sprouting, Brussels sprouts
Not suitable for:Frost protection 

Attachments

Attach to:With:
Wooden FrameCable ties, Staples
Metal PostsCable ties, Tying wire
SoilPegs