Crops you can grow in a Shade Net house
Shade net house is a protected cultivation technique which controls pests and temperature and thus gives plants, herbs and flowers perfect environment to grow and give higher yield.
Growing crops in a net shade house is possible round the year, but you must decide what you grow according to your local circumstances.
Here is a list of Crops you can grow in a Shade Net house
- Cucumber: In India we regard July – September as monsoon months. So you can grow cucumber between months of March – April and September – December. Cucumber has a small crop cycle of 3 months so you can easily manage crop within these months. Cucumber can grow in monsoon also but the quality and yield is heavily effected.
- Tomato : In India tomato’s are planted twice a year according to place to place. But in a net house you can easily plant tomato in February and take harvest till August. You are expected to get a better price of tomato all these months due to limited supply. Tomato plants have higher tolerance level.
- Cucumber : In India again cucumbers can be planted in February and take harvest till August. You are expected to get a better price of tomato all these months due to limited supply. It is advised that you go for colored capsicum as they fetch a higher price.
- Flowers: Flowers grow very healthy in shade net house.