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  Re: Shade cloth percentage
From: "Clarence Hammer" chammer at cfl.rr.com> on 2002.05.20 at 11:19:57(8832)
73% is the most common here I think, and was also in central Texas.
Sometimes that alone isn't enough,
depending on what you're growing. Also, I have long ago gotten away from
the 'commercial' black color, as it transmits too much heat, altho you can
counter this by raising the cloth slightly above the greenhouse
cover. 3 mil PP -- this doesn't sound near thick and strong enough. 6 mil
is as thin as I go, and if not UV
treated even it will only last a few months here in full sun. UV will last
3 to 5 years.

Russ.

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