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Copper Tape — An Electric Fence for Slugs

  • Ideal for use on raised beds and container gardens
  • Protect hostas, salad greens and more from slug damage

This adhesive copper strip forms a protective barrier around pots or raised beds. When a slug tries to cross to feast on your plants, it's deterred by a small electric shock.

  • Copper tape with adhesive backing
  • 1-1/4" W x 13' L

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Copper Slug Tape
 
3.7

(based on 18 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Eco-friendly (11)
  • Safe (11)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Effective (9)
  • Long lasting (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bugs & insects (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid gardener (9), Getting started (6)

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    Works great without chemical

    By Ducky

    from Half Moon Bay, Ca

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Eco-Friendly
    • Effective
    • Long Lasting
    • Organic
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

        I used on my fruit trees

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Wear gloves and tack it down!

        By Cut in KY

        from Louisville, KY

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Eco-Friendly

        Cons

        • Didn't last

        Best Uses

          Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

          I'm bummed by this. We built two raised wooden beds about 8 weeks ago and ordered two rolls of this product to line the tops. The day after assembling the beds and filling them, I applied it along the top edge of one of the beds and along the exterior side of the other to see if there would be a difference with duration. It went down easily enough and I burnished it on, pushing hard to make a good seal.

          WEAR GLOVES! Stupid me, this gives a nasty cut. Like another reviewer, we planned out the footage we needed and the two rolls we ordered fell short by about 2 feet. I'd order one more than you need. Unfortunately, 8 weeks later it is peeling off and flapping in the wind. Maybe if you tacked it down or used it under the rim of a collared planter that would protect it from the weather? On the plus side, I haven't seen any slugs or snails in the beds.

           
          4.0

          Working good so far...

          By Mary

          from Putnam Valley, NY

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Eco-Friendly
          • Effective
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bugs & Insects

            Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

            i ringed the bottom of all of my flower pots with the tape to keep the slugs out and so far it appears to work. looks nice on the flowerpots also.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Not great.

            By Green Jim

            from Maine

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Eco-Friendly
            • Organic
            • Safe

            Cons

            • Doesn't Stick Well
            • Not effective
            • Thin

            Best Uses

              Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

              This is way thinner than I expected and I guess that's why it's cheap. And I saw evidence that slugs went right over it. The adhesive was not sticky enough for this application.

              I love using copper because it's the ONLY slug deterrent that is not toxic.

              Compared to the popular Slug Shield product (that they don't carry), I see why this is cheaper and why Slug Shield actually works because its 3-dimensional. Now I know...

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Never received the copper tubing

              By Unhappy

              from Sacramento,CA

              About Me Avid Gardener

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                    Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

                    I ordered the copper tubing and apparently someone thought it was not significant enough to send so it was cancelled! It's okay someone else got the business and $350.oo for other items in my garden.

                     
                    5.0

                    copper slug tape

                    By westerly mustang

                    from New Hampshire

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Eco-Friendly
                    • Effective
                    • Safe

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bugs & Insects

                      Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

                      Easy way to deter slugs without pesticides

                       
                      4.0

                      Copper Slug Tape

                      By P.C.

                      from Kinderhook, NY

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Eco-Friendly
                      • Effective
                      • Safe

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Keeping Slugs Away

                        Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

                        I had heard that copper tape is used to keep slugs from your raised vegetable beds. We have had problems with slugs in the past so wanted to give this product a try. It works. No slugs. It was very easy to use. I am very pleased with the product.

                         
                        3.0

                        Slug tape

                        By customer

                        from new orleans

                        About Me Getting Started

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Eco-Friendly
                        • Waiting To See If It Work

                        Cons

                        • Inconsistant Lengths
                        • Not Enough Length

                        Best Uses

                        • Gardens

                        Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

                        we measured our raised bed and ordered two rolls of tape accordingly. When the tape came it wasn't enough and they two rolls were of different lengths. You need to keep a closer watch on your fulfillment people. Also, double check that your product jibes with what is listed. We now have to order more tape to see if this stuff even works. So, we don't know if it's an effective barrier as you didn't give us enough tape to make a complete barrier.

                         
                        3.0

                        Flimsy

                        By Sandy

                        from Boise, ID

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Eco-Friendly
                        • Safe

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

                            Maybe I didn't read all the information about this product, but I was surprised to find it so flimsy. I thought it might be thin metal that I could force into the ground around my newly sprouted beans and cucumbers. It is like paper and was difficult to place around my plants. I haven't noticed the snails eating my plants yet, so hopefully it is working to deter them. I will reserve any other comments until I have more experience with the product.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            finally something that works!

                            By PescadoLoco

                            from Los Angeles, CA

                            About Me Getting Started

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Effective
                            • Long Lasting
                            • Safe

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Bugs & Insects

                              Comments about Copper Slug Tape:

                              slugs were taking over our leafy vegetables! tried many natural remedies to no avail. we were skeptical about this item but gave it a try anyways since nothing else was working. what a nice surprise! no more bug holes on our leafy veggies! :)

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