Fruit Tree Netting


SKU EF17.100
Our Fruit Tree Netting is a commercial grade, knitted, high-density polyethylene net used to protect your fruit trees from bird damage. This commercial grade netting is available in 3 grades: Easy Fit, Flex Premium, and Flex Super Premium and in a variety of dimensional sizes. It has built in UV stabilizers and is a non-abrasive netting option. It is applied from bags, not from spools, rolls, or cores, and more flexible and easier to handle than competing extruded plastic nets.


  • Brand: Bare Hand
  • Size: Various
  • Material:  HDPE
  • Brochure:  PDF
  • Install Instructions: PDF
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  • High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) knitted yarns
  • CIBA Specialty Chemicals used for UV stabilization
  • Rip-stop construction makes for strong netting
  • Natural green color blends in with vines and other plants
  • Premium netting can last 3 or more growing seasons
  • Super Premium nets can last 6 or more growing seasons
  • Non-abrasive knitted mesh is easy on grapes, berries, etc
  • More flexible and easier to handle than extruded plastic nets
  • Applied from bags - no rolls, spools or cores


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Fruit Tree Netting For Healthy Trees And Abundant Harvests

Fruit tree netting is considered very valuable for protecting fruit trees from outside elements and pests such as birds, wildlife, and insects. Gardeners and orchard owners would not have the harvests they are proud of if it were not for this netting. In this article, we will discuss the benefits offered by fruit tree netting, how to install it, how to maintain it, and how your trees will remain healthy and productive.

About Fruit Tree Netting

Fruit tree netting is a mesh material that protects a fruit tree by creating a barrier. The netting is made of different materials such as polyethylene or nylon. The netting will stand up to outside elements while protecting your trees and the development of its fruit.

Fruit Tree Netting

Netting for Fruit Trees

What Fruit Tree Netting Offers

This strong, lightweight material protects trees from birds, wildlife, insects, and various other pests. Also, fruit tree netting is ideal for preventing destruction from hailstorms and the impact of other serious weather conditions.

The Advantages Of Fruit Tree Netting

Outside of the previously mentioned functions, this netting will greatly improve the quality and yield during harvest.

Fruit Quality

Protecting the fruit from pests and environmental issues, fruit netting will give you healthier and more appealing fruit for consumption or selling on the market.

Reduce The Need For Pesticides

Due to the netting forming an excellent barrier, you will not need to use pesticides as often. You will create an organic, eco-friendly approach to cultivating fruit. You will have healthier, chemical-free fruit while improving the environment you live in.

Long-Lasting And Less Maintenance

This strong, high-quality netting will save you money on maintenance and last for a long time. This netting is an excellent investment by reducing losses caused by pests and the use of expensive, dangerous chemicals.

The Different Kinds Of Fruit Netting

Extruded Polyethylene Netting: This is a lightweight, inexpensive netting that's ideal for seasonal or temporary use. It protects against birds and insects but will have to be replaced more frequently than other netting.

Knitted Polyethylene Netting: This netting offers an excellent balance between flexibility and strength. It's resistant to UV damage and will not easily tear. It's a great choice for long-term protection, especially in areas that experience harsh weather conditions.

Nylon or Polyester Netting: For the finest quality of durability and strength, polyester or nylon are at the top of the list. Both of these materials are resistant to wear and tear, making them perfect for permanent installation in commercial orchards.

Installation For Utmost Protection: Before installation, you have to measure the trees and the surrounding area for the netting. Doing so, you will know how much netting will be required and the best way to secure it.

Choose A Strong Support Structure:  It's important that you choose a sturdy support structure to prevent the netting from sagging or tearing. You need to include the size of the tree(s), the frames, poles, and the configuration of the area that will be covered.

Strawberries with Netting

Strawberries Protected with Bird Netting

Secure The Netting

Make sure the netting is properly attached to the support structure. Do not allow any gaps or loose ends for insects to gain entry. There must be a balance between flexibility and tightness in order for all sections of the tree to move and grow.

Required Access For Maintenance Purposes

During installation, design an area for entry into the garden for maintenance, pruning, and other tasks. Just make sure the opening will close when not in use.

Protecting Your Orchard

As an example, we will assume this is a small orchard with a variety of trees. As the owner of the orchard, your goal is to protect the trees from birds and pull back on the use of chemical pesticides. As the owner, you decide to install fruit tree netting.

Bushes with Netting

Bird Netting on Bush

Planning And Preparing

You have to assess each tree and plan the layout of the netting and structures You decide to use knitted polyethylene netting because it's durable and UV resistant.

Install The Support Structures

Metal poles are placed around each tree. This forms a frame where the netting will be attached. Make sure the poles are anchored into the ground to withstand wind and other weather conditions.

Place The Netting

Drape the netting over the support structures ensuring it totally covers the trees. Pay attention to the base of each tree and bury the netting into the soil to prevent pests from getting in.

Access And Maintenance

Zippers and ties are worked into the design for access to the trees for pruning, inspections, and harvesting. Regular inspections must be performed to check the condition of the netting and make repairs when needed.

In Conclusion

Fruit tree netting has proven to be critical for protecting fruit trees from many threats. By choosing the right netting, installing it correctly, and performing regular maintenance, gardeners and orchard owners can improve the quality and the increase of crops during harvest time. Using fruit tree netting is a vital part of tree cultivation by providing practical and effective solutions to protect fruit trees from many different threats. By choosing the right kind of netting, installing it properly, and maintaining it, gardeners and orchard owners can increase the quality of their harvests.