Vineyards need sturdy stakes or posts that can support the weight of the growing grapes. Vineyard trellises and stakes are used to create a sturdy environment for grapes to thrive and spread.
Benefits of HDPE Plastic Lumber
Plastic lumber is impervious to rot, insects, moisture and mold. HDPE plastic lasts longer than traditional building materials because it can withstand the elements, won’t break due to high winds, and looks great. Not only will the stakes last longer, it can also help harvest more grapes because it has higher deflection properties than other materials. It’s sustainable and environmentally-friendly because Bedford products are engineered from post-consumer recyclables like milk jugs. HDPE plastic lumber won’t absorb or leach any chemicals, making it ideal for organic systems.
Which Bedford Technology Products for the Job?
FiberForce® by Bedford Technology is manufactured with fiberglass strand, which increases rigidity and strength. For vineyard stakes and trellis configurations, this product is great because you can build it and forget it. The fiberglass increases strength performance characteristics, making it tougher than traditional building materials that won’t disrupt the grapes.
Why Traditional Building Materials Fall Short
Vineyard trellises and stakes are traditionally constructed using wood or metal. These materials will break down over time, and no one wants to lose money from the grape harvests because of repairs and replacements. Wooden posts can easily break, crack and rot with continuous exposure to grapevines and the outdoor elements. Metal can corrode, rust and break down over time, and can easily break or bend under pressure and weight from the growing grapes.
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