Shade-Rite

Shade & Light Spectrum Management

Shade-Rite is the industry’s choice in quality knitted shade cloth for greenhouses, nurseries and other growers. The lightweight material is made of UV resistant, high-density polyethylene that resists rips, tears and fraying. This lightweight cloth is 20-25% lighter than woven shade cloth with an open lockstitch design to reduce wind speed and heat buildup.

Shade Rite – Quality Knitted Black and Colored Shade Nets

Shade Solutions and Crop Protection for UV and Heat Sensitive Plants

  • Better ventilation and water permeable. Open lockstitch design reduces wind speed and heat buildup in structure
  • Lightweight and easy to install. 20-25% lighter than woven shade cloth with dramatically more strength. Can be cut on site and will not ravel
  • UV protection. UV resistant, high density polyethylene
  • Chemical resistant. Resists most horticultural chemicals, sprays and detergents.
  • Reduce soil moisture loss. Less evaporation
  • Tough lockstitch knitted construction. Resists rips, tears and fraying. Shade levels remain constant during product life.
  • Cost effective. Minimal edge taping and swing thanks to knitted lockstitch

Black Cloth 30%-60%

Black Greenhouse Shade Cloth 30%-60%

  • Provides light shade for vegetables, nurseries, cut flowers and fruit trees
  • Additional shade for ornamental plants in the summer
  • Suitable to install above the greenhouse
  • Available in stock widths up to 32.8 feet wide
  • Other widths are available upon request
  • Flexible, light, strong and easy to spread

Technical Details

UV resistance (years)8
Maximum width (m) :10


Black Cloth: 70% – 90%

Black Shade Net 70% for Ornamentals

  • Provides shading for cultivation of ornamental plants, for storage and sorting facilities, and protects workers from sun radiation.
  • Used to cover poultry-house roofs and open cowshed facilities.
  • Shields against UV radiation by up to 95%.
  • Available in stock widths up to 10.2 feet. Other widths are available upon request.
  • Flexible, light, strong and easy to install.
  • Can be installed on simple support structures.

Technical Details

UV resistance (years) 8
Maximum width (ft): 26.2


Black Shade Cloth 80%

Black Shade Cloth 80%

  • Provides shading for cultivation of ornamental plants, for storage and sorting facilities, and protects workers from sun radiation.
  • Used to cover poultry-house roofs and open cowshed facilities.
  • Shields against UV radiation by up to 95%.
  • Available in stock widths up to 10.2 feet. Other widths are available upon request.
  • Flexible, light, strong and easy to install.
  • Can be installedon simple support structures.

Technical Details

UV resistance (years) 8
Maximum width (ft): 26.2


Shade Net 90%

Black Shade Cloth 90%

  • Provides shading for cultivation of ornamental plants, for storage and sorting facilities, and protects workers from sun radiation
  • Used to cover poultry-house roofs and open cowshed facilities.
  • Provides ground cover and helps to prevent weeds. The net allows penetration of irrigation water from sprinklers
  • Available in stock widths up to 26.2 feet. Other widths are available upon request.
  • Flexible, light, strong and easy to install
  • Can be installed on simple support structures

Technical Details

UV resistance (years) 8
Maximum width (ft): 26.2


Speciality Shade Nets:

Leno Net 10% Crystal

Prevent hail damage in a broad variety of crops

This Anti-Hail net is transparent, allowing crops to receive a low level of shade, while offering excellent protection from hail damage for a wide variety of crops.

  • Flexible, light, strong and easy to install.
  • Simple support structures are required.
  • The net is recyclable.
  • UV stabilized.
  • Custom widths and cut to size lengths.

Technical Details

Shade Percentage: 8.5 – 10
Hole Size (mm): 2 x 3


Combined Clear Net:  13%

This Anti-Hail net is transparent, allowing crops to receive a low level of shade, while offering excellent protection from hail damage for a wide variety of crops.

  • Flexible, light, strong and easy to install.
  • Simple support structures are required.
  • The net is recyclable.
  • UV stabilized.
  • Custom widths and cut to size lengths.

A high-density polyethylene combination of monofilament and tape, super-stabilized against UV rays. Use to prevent hail damage in a broad variety of crops.

Technical Details

Shade Percentage: 13 – 15%
Hole Size (mm): 2 x 11
UV resistance (years): 5 years
Maximum width: 26ft  (8m)


Combined White Anti-Hail Net: 20%

This Anti-Hail net is transparent, allowing crops to receive a low level of shade, while offering excellent protection from hail damage for a wide variety of crops.

  • Flexible, light, strong and easy to install
  • Simple support structures are required
  • The net is recyclable
  • UV stabilized
  • Custom widths and cut to size lengths

A high-density polyethylene combination of monofilament and tape, super-stabilized against UV rays. Use to prevent hail damage in a broad variety of crops.

Technical Details

Shade Percentage: 19 – 24%
Hole Size (mm): 2 x 11
UV resistance (years): 5 years


White Shade Cloth 40%

Excellent shade solution for:

  • Greenhouses
  • Nurseries
  • Flowers
  • Fruit Trees

This knitted shade net solution protects against hail and also acts as a windbreaker.
It can be installed on top of greenhouses and on simple support structures.

The net is recyclable.

Technical Details

Shade Percentage: 40 – 45%
UV resistance (years): 5 years


White Shade Cloth 50%

Excellent shade solution for:

  • Greenhouses
  • Nurseries
  • Flowers
  • Fruit Trees

This knitted shade net solution protects against hail and also acts as a windbreaker.
It can be installed on top of greenhouses and on simple support structures.

Excellent for exterior installations on top of Greenhouse structures.
Flexible, light, strong and easy to install and can be placed on simple support structures.

The net is recyclable.

Technical Details

Shade Percentage: 50 – 54%
UV resistance (years): 5 years