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Anti-Frost candle

Anti-Frost candle

Protect your fruit optimally against (night) frost


Protect your fruit against  frost

The GT Anti-Frost Candle, an interesting system from Stopgel to fight against frost in the orchard.

GT Anti-Frost candle Stopgel green

The GT Anti-Frost Candle is a very responsible choice when it comes to frost protection. This is because the fuel used is 100% biofuel. The wick is made from recycled cardboard and the candle has very low smoke emissions. Even the pallets on which the anti-frost candles are delivered are made of wood from responsibly managed forests in France.

Anti-Frost candle Stop gel in orchard


The preference is to place 350 to 400 candles per hectare. On a frost night, 200 to 250 candles can then be lit first. The others can be lit according to the development of the temperature. The table below shows practical examples.

Antifrost candle lit

Temperature below 0°C




-5°C to -6°C

-6°C to -7°C

Candles required    (per hectare)


250 tot 300

300 tot 350

350 tot 400

400 tot 500


In addition to the high durability of the candle, the candle is also easy to use in practice. Setting the candles down in the orchard easily and the orchard remains clean. Lighting the candles is very easy.

Because there are no sparks, the GT anti-frost candle is good to use under hail and/or foil systems

Comparison with other frost protection

Antifreeze Candle Stop Gel


  • Capacity: 6 liters.

  • Weight: 5.1 kg net of "wax".

  • Burning time: approximately 8 hours.

  • Packaging: 180 candles per pallet.

  • Calorific power: 25.5 MJ per hour (40MJ/KG).

  • Origin 100% natural and renewable.

  • Biofuel: Stone wool of natural origin.

What we are proud of:


367 Turnkey solutions since 2013


Represented in 24 countries


More then 6.500.000m2 protected