Tree Netting


SKU EF17.100
Our Tree Netting is a HDPE, knitted yarn that has 3/4" mesh openings. This netting is used to protect your plants and trees from bird damage. This product is available in a range of dimensions and grade levels. It has built in UV stabilizers and is easier on the plants due to it being non-abrasive. The tree netting is applied from bags, not from rolls, spools, or cores. It is a more flexible and easier to handle option compared to 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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Tree Netting For The Health & Productivity Of Your Trees

Due to ingenuity and technology, tree netting has become one of gardeners’ favorite tools for tree protection. This netting goes beyond protecting trees from insects. There are so many benefits available if you choose netting to keep your trees productive and safe.

We will go over the many reasons why tree netting should be a part of your arsenal. We will explain why choosing the right netting is crucial for tree protection, why maintenance and installation will decide the level of protection you can expect as well as what insects should be blocked and what insects should be welcomed. The more you learn about tree netting, the healthier your trees will be over time.

Understanding Tree Netting

Tree netting offers several functions that are created to help in the productivity for several aspects:

Pest Control will protect trees from birds, large animals, and insects from harming, fruits, foliage, and flowers. Fruit protection saves fruit-bearing trees from insects, large animals, and birds.

Lemon tree with netting

Bird Netting on Tree

Insect Netting

Stop diseases by forming a barrier to stop insects from spreading their diseases and harming trees while allowing beneficial insects like ladybugs to enter.

Bird Netting

This is a lightweight material with a mesh size that will stop birds from getting to the trees and causing a great deal of damage.

Insect Netting

This netting comes with a very fine mesh used to keep out a variety of insects. It will prevent damage to your tree and prevent diseases from being spread by insects.

Wildlife Netting

This material is very strong to keep large animals at bay. The netting offers an additional layer of protection to keep your trees safe from large animals.

What To Look For In Netting

It's important to know the individual netting to ensure you get the right one for your needs:

The Material

Choose a material that states UV-stabilized netting. This material can withstand long periods of exposure to the sun and not degrade over time.

The Size Of The Mesh

The size of the mesh will depend on the pests you want to get rid of. Smaller mesh is perfect for insects while larger mesh works best for birds and animals.

The Tree

You need the size of the tree, the kind of tree, and its shape. This is very important for choosing the right netting to cover the tree and protect it from damage.

Fruit Tree with Netting

Bird Netting for Fruit Trees

How To Install The Netting

In order for the netting to work correctly, there are a few steps you need to follow:

Before installing the netting, analyze your tree's structure to determine how much netting will be needed to cover it. Taking this information down will help you choose the right netting and how you should install it.

The Framework

If you will be working with a large tree or several trees, a framework will be needed to support the netting. The framework should be created using poles, stakes, or even another structure, depending on the tree's surroundings and its location.

Secure The Netting

Secure the netting at the base of the tree to prevent pests from entering the base. You might have to bury the edges or apply weights to hold the netting in place.

Fruit Tree Orchard

Orchard of Fruit Trees

Upkeep and Maintenance

To lengthen the life of the netting you need to perform regular maintenance:

Regular Inspections

On a regular basis, check the netting for any signs of wear and tear especially after a major storm moved through or other serious weather conditions have taken place.

Make Repairs Quickly

If you notice any damage, make repairs as quickly as possible to keep the protective barrier from the netting working properly.

Keep The Netting Clean

Cleaning the netting will prevent a buildup of debris, leaves, and branches. Not removing leaves and other debris from the netting can cause stress to the tree or not working correctly.

The Challenges Involved With Netting

With all its excellent qualities, tree netting also comes with its challenges:


For fruit trees that need cross-pollination, consider when you should install the netting to ensure pollinators are not being cut off.

Overheating And Ventilation

If you reside in a warmer climate, make sure the netting doe not cut off airflow, especially during hotter seasons.

Regular Health Care Inspections

Routinely inspect your trees to see if there are any issues going on that must be addressed. If issues are taken care of in a timely manner, it could reduce the need for netting.

Netting And Other Devices

You can combine netting with other devices to protect your trees. You can install tree guards or reflective tape to have a stronger defense against pests.

Commercial orchard with netting

Fruit Tree Netting - Commercial Grade

Tree Netting, What The Future Holds:

Technology is continually evolving around tree netting. The increase in protection makes this a very popular product. The future could offer biodegradable netting and smart netting systems that will deploy and retract easily. Netting with built-in sensors to monitor your tree's health and the activity of insects and other pests. Orchard and garden owners are constantly on the lookout to protect their crops and trees at all costs. As technology continues to develop, netting will continue to improve to the satisfaction of one and all.

In A Nutshell

Tree netting is a frontline defense to protect trees and keep them healthy and productive. Owners of a single tree or an entire orchard know and understand tree netting and how valuable this product is. You can install it the right way with a little help from the instructions, and keep up with regular maintenance. Knowing how to choose the right netting for your particular tree will give you the best shielding to keep pests away, year-round. Tree care will allow your trees to grow and produce scrumptious fruit.