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Monofilament Knitted Black Shade Fabric

Our black shade cloth offers natural UV radiation resistance, ensuring optimal protection from the sun's harmful rays. It is a great choice for various applications, whether you need it for light conditioning of plants indoors or outdoors, or for encouraging vertical growth by restricting the light source. On hotter days, the black shade cloth absorbs the sun's heat, helping to regulate the temperature within your structure. You can select from our stock widths or even place a custom order to meet your specific requirements. Invest in our black shade cloth to create a conducive environment for your plants while enjoying the benefits of UV protection and heat regulation

No minimum orders. A $15 surcharge applies for all orders under $90

Please call our sales office if your requirements are greater than 15,000 sq. ft

For custom-finished sizes with edging and grommets, please email us at or call us at 1-800-531-4769.

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  • Enhance your outdoor space with Monofilament Knitted Black Shade Cloth. This high-quality shade cloth provides effective sun protection while allowing air circulation, making it perfect for patios, gardens, and agricultural applications.

  • Discover the versatility of Monofilament Knitted Black Shade Cloth. Designed with durability in mind, this knitted fabric offers reliable shading and UV protection for various outdoor areas. Create a comfortable and shaded environment with ease.

  • Create a cool and shaded retreat with Monofilament Knitted Black Shade Cloth. Engineered with a high-quality monofilament construction, this shade cloth effectively blocks harmful UV rays and provides optimal shade, making it an ideal choice for pergolas, greenhouses, and more.

  • Enjoy the benefits of Monofilament Knitted Black Shade Cloth. Crafted with precision and quality, this knitted fabric offers superior sun protection and heat reduction. Whether for commercial or residential use, it's a durable and efficient solution for shading needs.

  • Enhance your outdoor comfort with Monofilament Knitted Black Shade Cloth. Engineered to withstand the elements, this durable shade cloth provides effective shade and temperature reduction, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors without compromising on comfort.


  • Excellent shading solution for growers who wish to accelerate growth.
  • Obtain early flowering without decreasing flower quality.
  • Increase foliage volume plants such as house plants, decorative branches, non-
    flowering herbs, and a variety of field and nursery plants.
  • Enhance the development of root systems in shoots and tissue culture plantlets.
  • Flexible, light, strong, and easy to spread.
  • Available in various widths.
  • Recyclable and UV resistant.
  • 30%, 40%, 50%, 60%,70%.80%, 90%
  • Depending on the size ordered, your shade fabric may contain Factory Seams.


Blue ChromatiNet® allows you to grow healthy plants that meet market requirements. Annuals in nurseries are grown under the same percentage of shade; the plant crowns develop naturally with minimal pruning and no chemicals. For blooming, the plants are placed in full sun.

Recommended Shade Cloth Density

30%Asters, Chrysanthemums, Geraniums, and Snapdragons
40%Bedding Plants*, Gloxinias, Herbs*, Iris, Lilies, Vegetables*
50%Bromeliads, Ficus, Orchids (Dendrobiums, Epidendrums, Vandas)
60%Orchids (Oncidiums, Phalaenopsis)
70%Ferns, Orchids (Cypripediums), Philodendron
* Various

*Note that thermicity is a measure of the amount of infrared that passes through a film. The lower, therefore, the better.


*****How to Order Shade Cloth:

  • Select Add to Cart.
  • Select Shade Percentage.
  • Select Standard Width.
  • Type length in for Quantity.
  • You may use the additional Instructions box to clarify your order.

           Ex: 20' x 10' 50% Aluminet taped and grommets 2' on center.

*****How to Order Taping:

  • Select Add to Cart.
  • Type total perimeter feet for Quantity.
  • You may use the additional Instructions box to clarify your order.

     Ex: Taping on long sides

*****How to Order Brass Grommets:

  • Select Add to Cart.
  • Type the total number of grommets you want.

    Ex: If you want grommets on every foot, you will use the total perimeter plus 1. If you wanted the grommets every two feet, you would use half your total perimeter plus 1.

*****You may use the additional instructions box to clarify your order.

          Ex: Grommets on 4 corners

*Note that thermicity is a measure of the amount of infrared that passes through a film. The lower, therefore, the better.

For volume pricing, please get in touch with Us or Call 800-531-4769.