SARAN SHADE CLOTH: Preferred Type of Mesh

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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For Pennsylvania use the alternate open-and-tight mesh banded, with about 60%-65% shade over glass; or use 16X16 mesh and apply more than one layer depending on amount needed. A63-305; A66-580
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SARAN SHADE CLOTH: Characteristics Perhaps better than whiting for shading; 72% is usually recommended, but it depends on how sunny the area is; is an ideal shade because it is uniform; usually collects enough dust to give extra shade during the summer; the first rains of fall remove the dust; or it can be washed off with a hose. OD65-17 0
SARAN SHADE CLOTH: For Shading It is most effective as an outside cover especially when supported by a framework that raises it above the glass and thus enables air to circulate between. A63-1012 0

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