Greenhouse Shade Cloth

Used for the protection of greenhouse plants, crops, and other flora from the harmful effects of the sun.

Best Greenhouse Shade Cloth

The Best Choices for Covering Your Garden or Greenhouse.

EyouAgro Greenhouse Shade Cloth is made up of specially constructed polypropylene,it comes in different densities ranging from 8% to 95% with each having its unique usage.

    • Used to reduce greenhouse heat load
    • UV resistant making it highly useful against hostile sun rays.
    • Makes the cooling mechanism efficient
    • Allows carbon dioxide in for their photosynthesis.
What Is Shade Cloth
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General Application For Shade Cloth

Shade cloth has the following wide range of applications , Inquiry us for more solution.

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Shade Cloth to Protect Your Greenhouse

Find the rights Shade Cloth below for your greenhouse; All of our products are provided with up to 5 years warranty.

Monofilament Shade Cloth

Monofilament Shade Cloth is the most heavy-duty fabric, it will last longer and be more suitable for agriculture.It has a variety of shade ratings usually from 30% to 80%.

30% -80% Shading | Agriculture

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Tape Shade Cloth

Tape Shade Cloth is made of tape yarn, appears to be denser on the surface, and is more effective at shading. Higher shade rate than the monofilament one (50% to 95%).

50%-95% | Home & Garden

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Aluminet Shade Cloth

Aluminet Shade Cloth is a knitted fabric made from HDPE strands coated with reflective aluminum.  the shading and insulation effect is more obvious than others.

30%-99% | Advanced Greenhouse

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B&W Shade Cloth

B&W Shading Cloth is made of special polymer materials and monofilament fiber. They can efficiently regulate the temperature in the greenhouse.

70%-90% | Greenhouse

EyouAgro is a Greenhouse Shade Cloth Manufacturer in China.
We can produce Shade Cloth for Greenhouse, Agriculture, orchard and so on.
No matter if you are looking for a wholesale supplier or if you need a custom-made Shade Cloth , we can all help.
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Name of Plants
30% Roses, Strawberries, Gooseberries, Tomatoes, Cucumber
40% Bedding Plants , Gloxinias, Herbs, Iris , Lilies, Vegetables
50% Foliage plants, Cut greens, Orchids, Ginger, Pot plants
60% Orchlds ( Oncidiums, Phalaenopsis )
70% Ferns , Orchids ( Cypripediums) , Philodendron
80% Indoor plants, Certain Orchids, Plantation crops, Tea, Coffee, Cardamom
90% Cattle shed Poultry houses, Construction Scaffolding and vehicular shades
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With the help of unique Plastic Accessories;
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A Brief Self-Nomination​, Why Choose EyouAgro?

Founded in 1996, EyouAgro uses Knitted and Woven technology to design, develop and manufacture Agriculture Protection Textiles.
EyouAgro offers clients a wide choice of standard and customized Polymer Netting for their farm or orchard needs.

Reliable Shade Cloth Manufacturer in China

Keeping the plants protected from adverse weather conditions!

EyouAgro has a significant Greenhouse shade cloth manufacturing capability.

  • Certified by ISO9001, REACH, Rohs, SGS certification.
  • Automated Raschel production line, create over 10,000sqm per day.
  • Manufacture directly, large scale production and Well trained workers.

Whether you need greenhouse Shade Cloth or need to custom any netting products.
EyouAgro always satisfies your needs.

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Of course, it will be useful.

Shade cloth absorbs the heat from the sun and thus, prevents the UV rays from reaching and damaging crops.

The greenhouse is kept cool by the reflection of infra-red rays due to the shade’s reflective properties.

It can also be used to control the amount of light for the optimum growth of plants.

So it will be useful for your greenhouse.

It is entirely dependent on the type of crops which you are growing.

White color shade cloth works best if you have flowering plants.

Darker colored shade cloths act as filter sand prevent excess sunlight from reaching the crops and harming their growth.

No. The shade cloth usually offers no protection against rain.

This is because the rain particles are smaller than the hole size of the shade cloth.

No. Shade cloth is made up of HDPE which is inherently resistant to dust, chemicals, and moisture.

It needs not be cleaned every day. However,it should be cleaned from time to time to prevent an excess amount of dust.

Yes. The shade cloth can be washed with water-treated non-abrasive pH detergent material.

Dry the fabric thoroughly after cleaning so that it can be used to protect against any damage.

Directly using water will have a diminishing effect on the cleaning and acidic chemicals will damage the material.

Shade cloth exists in two varieties: Knittedand Woven.

Knitted shade cloth is made from polyethylene and it is usually 30% lighter than the woven one. It is highly resistant to horticultural chemicals. It is mostly useful for greenhouse shading.

Woven cloth is heavier than knitted but is more expensive. It can be used for other uses besides greenhouse such as screens against winds, and in pet kennels.

Yes, it can be directly used to cover plants such as cabbage and carrots as it is lightweight.

For other plants such as peppers and tomatoes, it is highly beneficial to hold the cover over such plants by using hoops, etc.

The resistance of shade cloth against fraying, rot, degradation makes it sure that it can last 7-12 years if properlytaken care of.

Greenhouse Shade Cloth:
The Buyer Guide (2021)

Plants feed us, if they are not protected, humans will not survive.

For this purpose, we must protect them against harmful desiccation and assist them in their survival.

Greenhouse shade cloth provides the necessary shield against harmful infrared rays which heat the greenhouses.

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What is Greenhouse Shade Cloth?

Greenhouse shade cloth is an exclusive material specially designed to keep unwanted infra-red rays (along with UV)from reaching and heating up greenhouses.

It acts as a heat screen in hot temperatures whereas it prevents necessary heat from leaving the greenhouse in winter.

It can also be used as a frost control mechanism for trees along with temporary fencing, and as packaging material.

What Are the Different Types of Greenhouse Shade Cloth?

Two types of shade cloth based on fabric suchas

  • Knitted Shade cloth

  • Woven Shade cloth

Knitted shade cloth lasts longer than woven and it does not unravel. It is also stretchable to a given degree. It is usefulfor 7-10 years

Woven shade cannot be stretched and it does unravel. It has a more plastic appearance and can be expected to last 10-12years.

On the basis of density, Shade cloth varies from 8% to 95% dense.

Benefits of Installing Greenhouse Shade Cloth

Shade cloth provides an effective climate control mechanism. It protects the plants from harmful infrared rays and their sunburn-inducing properties.

Different plants suffer sunburn at different temperatures, such as legumes at over 90 F, so different density of shade clothallows for shielding against a range of temperatures.

It is easier to install, light in weight, and offers extensive UV prevention, and has the following benefits:

  • It creates conditions suitable for different plants to give the highest yield.

  • It provides a method of heat preservation in winters.

  • Its usage makes less usage of ventilation.

  • It also is used for the maintenance of humidity in the greenhouse.

  • It increases the quality of the crops by allowing only the optimum amount of light, heat in the greenhouse.

Where is Greenhouse Shade Cloth Used? (Application area)

Some application areas of shade cloth ared iscussed below:

Heat Management:

The heat retention during winters top reserve heat. During the summers, it is used to prevent excessive heat build up in greenhouses.

It can also be used to prevent heat accumulation in gyms, swimming pools, and pet kennels.

Solar Radiation Protection:

It is used to inhibit UV rays from reaching plant surfaces and damaging their biological structures.

Yield Increase:

The use of shade cloth makes it so that plants give maximum yield with minimum resource usage. This is because the qualityof the crops increases under proper shade.

Humidity management:

The level of humidity can be managed with the use of shade cloth. The humidity allowed by the shade cloth depends on crops and their properties.

7 Steps on How to Choose Greenhouse Shade Cloth for Your Greenhouse

The choice of shade cloth depends entirely on your preference and your plants.

Choose Woven cloth if

a.       You prefer less stretch

b.      You can get help, as it is heavy.

c.      You can do maintenance such as taping the edges as it unravels if not taken care of.

d.      You own a pet kennel or a patio.

Choose Knitted cloth if

a.       You like the shade cloth to have stretchiness

b.      You wish to install yourself.

c.       You wish to apply horticultural chemicals.

Choose 20% to 40% for fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes and peppers.

Choose 40% to 50% for Flowering plants such as lilies and Orchids.

Choose 50% to 60% for Leafy plants such as Lettuce and Spinach

Choose 60% to 90%for Shade lovers such as ferns and Philodendrons.

Choosing color depends on spectrum scattering properties and spectrum altering properties of the color

a.       Black color for plants that need most of the light to be blocked. It reduces Photo synthetic active radiation, thus increasing internood, leaf, and shoot length/width.

b.      Green Color for blocking most of green spectrum light as it is not needed by plants.

c.       White Color for reducing the quantity of light

d.      Lighter colors for better ventilation as they reflect most of the light.

e.       Red color during flowering stages.

f.       Blue color during growing and maturing stages.

5 Steps on How to Install Greenhouse Shade Cloth for Your Greenhouse

Proper installation technique is required for installing a shade cloth. It can be done by hiring a professional or it can bedone by oneself. The most common steps which are to be followed are below:

Step 1:

Take measurements of the greenhouse and cut the shade according to those.

Step 2:

Put the longer roof section of shade cloth over the roof so that each side has equal portions of shade cloth hanging.

Step 3:

Fix one side of the shade cloth of the roof’s frame onto one side by using staple every 12 inches.


Pull the hanging sides down against the framework so that the shade cloth does not sag.

Step 5:

Cover the remaining portions of the greenhouse with other pieces of the shade cloth.

Timing for the Greenhouse Shade Cloth application

The timing for greenhouse shade cloth dependson the type of crop you are using it for. Timings for a few of the plants areas under:

Bell Peppers and Tomatoes:

Application of shade before these ripeas they are most susceptible to sunburn during this period.


After the flowers blossom that is an optimum time for protecting apples.


Just before the fruits begin to form,strawberries should be covered with shade.

The shade cloth can be removed later in the time of harvest and when the sunburn is no longer a threat.

Tips for Greenhouse Shade Clothing


  1. Measure the width and length before making the purchase, optimally by using tape.

  2. Make sure that the cloth is not hanging from the sides of the greenhouse, fix it to the frame instead.

  3. Get a customized shade cloth so that it does not need to be cut.

  4. Install it a couple of weeks before the crops are susceptible to damage.

  5. Install the cloth horizontally so that it provides the optimum amount of shade.


  1. Skip steps in the installation guide because you might end up wasting time and money by setting it up improperly.

  2. Do not use chemicals and detergents to clean the shade cloth because they will damage the cloth.

  3. Store the Aluminet in a suitable environment, safe from the effects of UV rays, IR-rays.

  4. Install it on days with adverse aerial conditions as it will easily become tangled.

  5. Expect the Cloth to last forever, maintain a scheduled maintenance schedule for longer usage.

Greenhouse Shade Cloth accessories list

Cloth Cutter: These are simple cloth cutting equipment that comes in handy.

Bungee Cords: To secure the shade cloth to the ground hooks.

Shade cloth hooks: Used for fastening the different pieces of shade cloth with each other and with wires as well.

Shade cloth Clips: These are used for fixing shade cloth to structures.

Shade cloth Pins: These are used for joining pieces of shade cloth to each other.

Contact and Buying:

You can contact EyouAgro by following methods:

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● Call us+8613816514856


EyouAgro shade cloth makes sure that your farms and greenhouses produce the highest yield. If you purchase it, your plants will be protected along with their other usages.

It is the most cost-effective solution for a myriad of needs. All in all, it is incumbent that you use shade cloth for your greenhouse especially if you wish to harvest a high yield.

Kevin Lyu
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Kevin Lyu
Hey, I’m Kevin Lyu, the founder of Family-run business.
An expert of agriculture protection textile specialist .
In the past 24 years, we have helped 55 countries and 150+ Clients like farms, orchards , vineyards to protect their plants. The purpose of this article is to share with the knowledge related to agriculture growing protection for making the plant healthier and stronger.


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