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Ask the Expert offers you the opportunity to ask questions about the evaluation and treatment of snail infestations or for that matter any snail related queries.

You can either email your question to us using the form provided, we will make every effort to respond to you within 24 hours or if you prefer a more personal touch contact our AVCASA accredited SlugPro Expert, Arnold du Preez on 071 485 2550 during office hours.

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orchard agrikem snail pellet spacer

tubex vinewrapThe Tubex Vinewrap is a double-walled cylinder, cut through vertically, causing the tube to spiral in. This spiral structure enables you to wrap the cylinder around young plants and it wil expand as the plant grows.

It’s ease of installation and removal allows for bud rubbing and inspection. The Tubex Vinewrap also protects the vine against animal browsing, herbicide sprays and accidental damage during mechanical weeding.

Hints on usage

  • Use a supporting rod to a soil depth of at least 30 cm.
  • Do not force the cylinder open further than it’s original diameter.
  • After placing around the young plant gently push the cylinder into the soil to remove any gaps at the base.


  • Heights: 0.6m
  • Diameters: nominal 75mm expanding to 90mm
  • Nested in 2
  • Minimum order: 972 units


  • UV stabilised polypropylene, harmless to the environment.
  • Overlap allowing product to expand as plant grows.
  • Designed to last a minimum of 3 years before degradation commences