Spring Cardboard BeeTubes and Inserts for Mason Bees - 8mm

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310208
UPC:
721405580392
  • BeeTubes and Inserts - 8mm for Spring Mason Bees
  • Tower Bee House w/ BeeTubes + Inserts and Bee Wayfinders - Lifestyle
  • BeeTubes and Inserts - 8mm for Spring Mason Bees - Front
  • With the Bee Wayfinder Option
  • BeeTubes and Inserts - 8mm for Spring Mason Bees - Back
  • BeeTubes and Inserts - 8mm for Spring Mason Bees - Bulk 250
$15.95
  • Bee Waypoints!
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Description

Spring Cardboard BeeTubes & Inserts for Mason Bees - 8mm. Combined thickness of both BeeTubes and Inserts stop the majority of parasitic wasp attacks. 

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Specifications

  • Spiral wound 3 ply cardboard outer BeeTube: Outside diamter - 10mm , inside diameter- 8mm, length 5 7/8"
  • Spiral wound glacine paper insert: Outside diamter - 8mm , inside diameter- 7mm, length 6"
  • 36 count
  • 250 count

Product Features

  • Inserts easily fit within our 8mm BeeTubes. 
  • 36 count is enough for about 40 mason bee cocoons.
  • To harvest cocoons in the fall, remove inserts and drop them into a bath of lukewarm water. Within 10 minutes the glue dissolves and the paper and cocoons are easily separated. Learn more about harvesting mason bees here.
  • For DIY Bee Houses, ensure roof is a minimum of 3” longer than BeeTubes & Inserts.
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1 Review

  • 5
    Great innovation.

    Posted by Mike Moreland on Mar 20th 2022

    This is the first year I'm using these. I've used a variety of tubes, reeds, blocks over the years. I believe these will make harvesting much easier. Plus, it occurred to me that with extra inserts you could remove full inserts mid-season and replace with empty ones if it looks like you need more capacity. ------*****------- Crown Bees response: Mike, you are correct! This is why we sell our inserts in 60 ct packs. Pro Tip: when you drop your inserts into warm water in the fall for cocoon harvesting, the glue dissolves allowing one to pull strips of paper out while the cocoons float easily in the water. The Crown Bees team.

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