640.645 Highrise for Summer Leafcutter bees & summer Mason Bees
A Highrise is a stately home for summer bees including the leafcutter bee. BASIC includes 50 leafcutter bee cocoons and provides nesting holes for Leafcutter bees only. DELUXE includes 50 leafcutter bee cocoons and provides nests for both summer mason bees and leafcutter bees. Choose either the BASIC or DELUXE model. One Highrise includes 50 leafcutter bee cocoons. Limited supplies.
CHOOSE ONE OF TWO OPTIONS BELOW:
STANDARD: This Highrise provides summer mason bees and leafcutter bees with a home behind a protective predator guard. Includes: Wooden highrise with cedar roof, Nesting block with 160 tunnels, suitable for up to 160 females, Cocoon Emerging room under roof, Royal blue Predator guard, Dowel tool and 50 leafcutter bee cocoons..
DELUXE: This Highrise comes fully assembled and has everything you need to welcome Leafcutter Bees into your garden. Includes: 50 leafcutter bee cocoons, corrugated cardboard wrap for small summer mason bee cocoons, Leaf cutter bee nesting tunnels, Harvesting tool for leafcutter bees, Predator guard -blue, Wooden highrise with cedar roof and a Attic for storing cocoons under roof.
This Highrise provides summer mason bees and leafcutter bees with a home. Providing nesting sites for summer mason bees is a good method to increase their numbers in your garden. Leafcutter bees cut tiny pieces of leaf and flower petals to create a safe place for their new offspring. Leafcutter bees require warm temperatures of at least 20C / 70F to become active and pollinate flowers. Nesting trays are made out of wood and routered to make the nesting tunnels. This mason bee house is easy to take apart and clean in readiness for the following spring. Housing is topped with a hinged cedar roof. The attic space below the cedar roof provides a sheltered room for emerging mason bee cocoons. There are many different species of summer mason bees
- They are present in the garden between May to September
- After one season it is common to see that 3 different species have nested in the same house
- Each species nests for about 1 month.
- Prior to setting out Highrise, push nesting block tight against back of the wooden Highrise.
- Place in a sunny spot, safe from wind and rain.
- Place at eye level so bees can be watched going to and from their flower patch.