Maggot Barriers - Heavier Mesh - Tan, pack of 144

Chemical Free Apple and Pear Protection

Brand: Maggot Barriers    Item Number: PBR692

$12.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$12.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Maggot barriers are a brand new concept to protect apples, pears and Asian pears from infestations of the apple maggot fly and codling moth. One easy application to fruitlets early in season is all that is needed. Eliminates use of plastic or paper bags, traps or pesticides.

144 maggot barriers/bag. Made of 100% earth tone nylon.

Features

  • Barrier Protection

Characteristics

Application Season Fall, Spring, Summer Application Frequency Single Application
Insect Control Apple Maggots, Codling Moths
Application Season Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Frequency Single Application
Insect Control Apple Maggots, Codling Moths

Use Instructions

Apply barrier to fruitlet early for maximum protection. Spread opening with your two index fingers just enough to slip over fruitlet (which should be smaller than 1" in diameter), covering fruitlet completely. Twist open end around stem of fruitlet to close and seal.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.50 lbs. Dimensions: 9.5"L x 2.5"W x 7"H

Reviews

No instructions

Product appears to be OK, but top is very large to place over a small apple. There are no instructions on how to secure the top of the sock with the package or a how-to video on website.

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First-time using these - looking forward to great apples!

The previous year I'd used homemade apple bags, stapled around the stem of each apple. It was very laborious, but worked fairly well; although I had to remove the bags weeks before harvest so that the apples would color-up. These Maggot Barriers were simpler to put over the developing apples, and I believe they can be left on until harvest. It was difficult to tie them (aging hands) and the "rubber" bands I used disintegrated within days of being in the sun; so I replaced them with paper/wire twist ties.

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Great product

I used these last season and had a fabulous crop about 99% maggot free! Great product.

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Maggot Barriers

I absolutely love these codling moth and apple maggot barriers. We used to buy old stocking and cut them up into sections to cover our apples and pears in order to keep maggots from entering the core of the apple. It was very time consuming. We had to close the open ends with twist ties. Now we just slip the Maggot Barrier over the fruit and twist the open end around the apple to close it. Stockings are also much thinner than the barriers and don't last as long as Maggot Barriers. No more codling moths destroying our fruit!

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ITS ONLY SPRING !

Made of decent fabric so should cover the fruit well. All fruit trees are in the flower stage at this point so will be a while before fruit sets. Come fall will have a better idea as to performance of this product.

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