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Crop Support

If you are looking for crop support materials for vegetables, flowers and nursery crops then you've come to the right place!

Vegetables

Cucumber Turn Hooks - Cucumber turn hooks are used in vegetable production to ensure supple guidance of branches and stems over the horizontal crop wire.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Drop Hooks - Drop hooks are wound with twine and used in the production of greenhouse vegetable crops when training the plant up to the wire. Options are available in length and colour of twine and also with and without free fall clips.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Layering Cradles - Layering cradles are used to support layered stems of greenhouse vegetable crops, such as tomatoes. Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Mega Clip 25mm - The Mega clip 25mm is our standard plant stem clip.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Plant Stem Clips - Plant stem clips ensure the best plant stem guidance and crop uniformity in the production of vegetables and other crops.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Side Shoot Hooks -  Side shoot hooks are used in the tomato industry for maintaining an additional side shoot.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Truss Hooks - Truss hooks are used by tomato growers to support trusses and stop 'kinked' trusses which can lead to reduction in fruit size.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Truss Supports - Truss supports are used in the tomato growing industry to support trusses and prevent them from snapping or kinking.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Grafting Clips - Grafting Clips are suitable for grafting several kinds of plants according to the Japanese grafting method. Okulette Budding Patches and Strips are also available for grafting roses and shrubs (indent only).  Click on the links above here to download further information in pdf format.

Twine - Twine of various colours and strength options are used in the production of greenhouse vegetables, either on their own for unlayered crops (eg. capsicums) or pre-wound onto drop hooks for crops requiring layering (eg. tomatoes).  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

String Tensioner - The problem of sagging crop wires or hanging plants as well as damage to plants or fruits is easily solved with the String Tensioner. Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Flowers

Elastics - Elastics are used in coils for binding machines and in cut lengths to support flower stems such as in orchid production.  Click on the links above to download further information in pdf format.

Flower Netting - Flower netting is used to support cut flowers and is available in wire or plastic in various different widths and mesh sizes.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Orchid Yoyos - Orchid Yoyos are used to support the flower stem of Standard and Mini Orchids.  Yoyos are available in three different tensions (indicated by hook colour) light (white), medium (yellow) and strong (red).  Light yoyos are mainly used for Mini Orchids and medium & strong for Standard Orchids with medium (yellow hook) being our standard yoyo.  Click here to download further information in pdf format.

Nursery Crops

Canes & Flower Stakes - Canes & Flower stakes are used to support pot plants, ornamentals trees and shrubs. We stock a wide range of various sized canes and flower stakes.

Plant Ties - Plant ties are used to tie trees, shrubs, vines and flowers to stakes or wires. These range from soft rubber ties, to plastic ties, fabric ties, wire twist ties etc.

Clip Rings - Clip Rings are used to fasten plants in pots, small vegetable plants and little trees to a stick or other support. Click here to download further information in pdf format.

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