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ULTRAMAT White reflective high quality ground cover in stock now

Our ULTRAMAT white woven reflective ground cover has now been proven in the NZ market since being introduced in 2009.  Ultramat supplied to commercial growers by us and used as a reflective groundcover since 2009 and some still looks as good as new.

Do not confuse Ultramat with the cheap white weedmat  imported several years ago and which degraded very prematurely. Ultramat is made to last and is  backed up by the manufacturers  3 year pro-rata warranty against UV degradation.

Ultramat white reflective ground cover creates a cleaner environment and the extra reflected light enhances plant growth and crop ripening. 

Ultramat is manufactured for Cosio Industries by a top  textile mill and is very highly UV stabilised for longer life. Ultramat is available in 1.1m, 3.3m and 4.15m widths and standard roll lengths are 100m. Cut lengths are available for growers not requiring full roll orders.

Ultramat carries a 5 year pro-rata warranty against UV degradation

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Alishade Aluminium Shadecloth proving popular with growers.

Alishade, an Aluminium thermal control shade cloth is proving popular as Summer approaches and growers want to avoid excessive heat stress to plants and crops by reflecting excess heat away from the greenhouse. Alishade is also very effective over animal pens and standing areas to prevent heat stress to livestock.

Alishade is available 4 metres wide. This product is used overhead to very effectively control temperatures and reflect daytime  heat in summer, Alishade is a real bonus for nurserymen or greenhouse growers who need to reduce daytime temperatures in hothouses and tunnel houses to avoid excess water use and heat stroke to plants and to make for cooler working conditions for nursery employees.  Alishade also keeps the greenhouse warmer at night by preventing heat loss to the night sky.

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Ultra-Pro Garden Trellis mesh now available in Black

Black trellis mesh

Due to a high demand, we have now produced our  garden trellis mesh in 90cm x 30 metre x 50mm mesh rolls in Charcoal Black colour.This  very popular mesh is still also available in Green, Brown and White.

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POLYGRO reinforced polythene for greenhouses

Polygro is a reinforced translucent UV stabilised film designed to resist tearing and puncturing. Polygro is ideal for greenhouse vents, roll up sides, curtains, temporary glazing, small greenhouses and cloches for growers. Currently 2 metre wide rolls in stock, but  2.4 metre wide will soon be arriving in stock.

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New Jute-tex biodegradable fabric a winner for landscaping

Jute-tex is made from 100% biodegradable Jute. Jute-tex is now stocked and selling well by leading garden supply and handyman outlets throughout NZ and it is  the ideal solution for erosion control, re-vegetation, landscaping or anywhere a biodegradable blanket is required. Jutex has a service life of approx 12 months depending on soil moisture and weather conditions.

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Full Textile service for Growers and Agricultural Contractors

Specify ULTRA-PRO range of professional horticultural textiles, including shadecloth, weedmat, hailnet, windbreak  frost cloth and other crop protection products for your next project. Cosio offers a full range of sizes and grades to suit the most demanding applications.

Our textiles are available ex stock in roll form or can be made to the size required in most cases, using quality sewing techniques and this can include hems, drawcords or other custom fixing methods such as eyelets to suit your requirements.

Contractors are installing ULTRA-PRO textiles on farms throughout NZ and growers are able to charge these jobs through their preferred trading account with their normal farm merchant supplier.

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