Our greenhouse shade cloth is UV stabilized, rot and mildew resistant, and has an 8-year warranty with a 16-year life expectancy. Shade cloth is an important component of your greenhouse to keep your plants safe during the intense summer heat.
Shade cloths protect the plants with light diffusion and UV protection. They also help to keep your greenhouse cool, improve plant ventilation, reduce water usage, and help to prevent sunburn on plants.
You will want the cloth to cover from hip to hip on your hoop house or cover loosely over the desired area that needs protection.
Here are some quick conversions -
(Match Length of Shade Cloth with Length of Structure)
|Hoop House Width||Shade Cloth Width Recommendation|
Need help determining which % shade cloth to get?
Choose shade density based on climate, plant's light needs, and heat sensitivities.
|30%||Northern Zones- Mixed Vegetables|
|50%||Tomatoes, Lettuce, Mixed Crops|
Rolls over 120 lbs must ship via motor freight. We will notify you if your order requires this shipping method. Click here for more information about freight delivery.
Free shipping on all our shade cloth. We want to be as transparent with our prices as possible so we don't want to surprise you with high shipping costs at checkout.
Expedited Shipping is not available for shade cloth.Because each order is custom cut we can not accept returns once the item has shipped.
Looking for the best fit for a 20' X 50' greenhouse
How far down are you looking for the shade cloth to come on your greenhouse? I would generally say a 20x50 pieces is appropriate as you normlly don't need it on your endwalls and don't need it come down to the ground.
I need shade cloth for a greenhouse 23' Length, 16' Wide 9 3/4 High. The back and front of the greenhouse will have shade cloth as well, except the front door. I grow orchids. I want to make sure I'm purchasing the correct product. I live in Zolfo Springs, Florida (South of Tampa Florida, more or less in the center of the state). I also need material that goes on the floor. Please call me I want to make sure the shade cloth will be the correct size to cover the greenhouse. The people who are helping me with the greenhouse need the materials a soon as possible. I appreciate your prompt response. Thank you so much. My Cell: 305-336-2343.
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The 12 foot wide would be enough to shade out the sun.
What is the best shade cloth to use in central North Carolina.
Best to ask your local farmers as no one knows your local climate better than the farmers closest to you. I am on the Eastern part of North Carolina and use 50%.