Victoriana Fruit Cage

£612.49 excl. VAT | £734.99 incl. VAT

These beautifully handcrafted fruit cages are currently available in the following dimensions:

  • 2.5m x 2.5m
  • 2.5m x 5m
  • 2.5m x 7.5m

Further dimensions are available, give us a call to discuss 01282 873120 

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Description

Victoriana Fruit Cage

Add an air of elegance to your fruit-growing requirements

The height of the structure is 2m tall on the straight side, with the dome, they are close to 3m in height.

Each 2.5m square section has it’s own individual roof piece which can either be built as a domed roof or as an inverted arch depending on your desire. (each set comes with all the fittings required to do either)

We have two options of finials, simply choose either the Acorn Finial or Sparrow Hawk.

The beautiful, hand-crafted Victoriana Fruit Cages offer an added air of elegance to your fruit-growing requirements compared to the Traditional flat roofed option.

The Victoriana can be constructed either as an Inverted arch, or as a Domed Roof as all the parts and fittings are included for either option, the only choice you have to make when making your purchase is which Finial you’d like, either Acorn or Sparrow Hawk?

Our fruit cages are manufactured from a 25mm diameter ArmourGuard galvanised steel tube with a 1.5mm wall thickness, this galvanised tube is then powder-coated for our black colour options.

Like all Northern Polytunnels products, we design with quality and strength in mind, not cost!

WHAT’S INCLUDED WITH YOUR VICTORIANA FRUIT CAGE?

Framework

The framework comprises 25mm diameter high-strength steel tubing with a 1.5mm wall thickness. Tubes are connected together with ARMOURGUARD® galvanised steel joiners, swaged to provide a neat and robust connection. This produces a framework which is up to 30% stronger than competitive systems.

Doors

Supplied with hinges, door fasteners and individual doorposts. For ease of access, you can add an extra door to any size fruit cage.

Our extra fruit cage door kit includes two independent upright door posts allowing the door to be positioned anywhere around the cage perimeter.

Netting

The side netting for fruit cages is an extruded high strength 2m high polypropylene net with an 18mm square mesh. The roof net is a knitted mesh used by commercial growers, available in a range of widths from 4m to 20m. Nets are attached to the framework using cable ties which allow the net to be removed during the winter months if required.

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VICTORIANA FRUIT CAGE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Main fruit cage framework

As standard, all our fruit cages are built with ArmourGuard Steel which lasts 10x longer than normal pre-galvanised steel.

The framework comprises 25mm (1”) diameter high-strength steel tubing with a 1.5mm wall thickness. Tubes are connected together with galvanised ARMOURGUARD® steel joiners, swaged to provide a neat and robust connection. This produces a framework that is up to 30% stronger than competitive systems.

The diameter of the tube size equals strength, and our standard size tube is 25mm with a 1.5mm wall thickness, this galvanised tube is then powder-coated for our black colour options.

Connecting joints

fruit cage parts

The main part of any fruit cage are the connecting joints, this is where we have built-in strength, exactly where it’s needed, they are tubular with welded joints, not plastic inserts which fail over a relatively short period of time.

Doors

fruit cage doors

Supplied with hinges, door fasteners and individual door posts. For ease of access, you can add an extra door to any size fruit cage.

Extra door kit includes; two independent upright door posts allowing the door to be positioned anywhere around the cage perimeter.

Netting

The side netting for fruit cages is an extruded high strength square mesh. The roof net is a knitted mesh used by commercial growers, available in a range of widths and are attached to the framework using cable ties which allow the net to be removed during the winter months if required.

Side Extruded Anti-Bird Netting

bird netting

This black net is rigid and high strength, UV stabilised (UVI) and rot-proof. It is ideal for use on fruit cage sides.

Mesh Size: 18mm x 18mm

Weight: 80g/m²

 

Top Knitted Anti-Bird Netting

bird netting

Great for stretching over our fruit cage roofs. It is a UVstabilised (UVI) knitted polyethylene monofilament (HDPE) that is flexible and manoeuvrable.

Mesh Size: 20mm x 20mm

Weight: 30g/m²

Powder coating

All of our fruit cages come as either a standar galvanised steel or, if you’d rather, you can upgrade your structure to be powder coated black.

Domed or inverted roof

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Inverted Roof
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Domed Roof

The Victoriana can be constructed either as an Inverted arch, or as a Domed Roof as all the parts and fittings are included for either option

Choice of finial

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Finial Options

Choose from either an Acorn or a Sparrow Hawk Finial

WHY CHOOSE AN NP VICTORIANA FRUIT CAGE?

CAGE SIZE

As we offer our Fruit Cages in modules, any size of fruit cage can be supplied. Tubes can also be cut down to fit your exact growing area if required. 

FRAMEWORK

Using our ArmourGuard galvanising produces a framework that is up to 30% stronger than competitive systems.

DOORS

Supplied with all the fittings you need, you can add an extra door to any size fruit cage. Plus you can buy extra fruit cage door kits as and when required.

NETTING

The side netting for fruit cages is an extruded high strength square mesh. The roof net is a knitted mesh used by commercial growers.

VICTORIANA FRUIT CAGE FAQS

Does the Victoriana Fruit Cage come in any other sizes?

Yes, we can offer many different options for the Victoriana, contact the office to place your order.

Does the fruit cage come with side and top netting?

Yes, the fruit cage includes the top and side netting as standard

What sizes of fruit cage are available?

Our fruit cages are modular and come in sizes of 2.5m sq and can be added accordingly.

Do I need to remove the roof net from my fruit cage in winter?

We advise that roof nets are removed in winter to avoid any potential build up of snow and avoid any potential damage to your structure due to the weight of the snow.