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Cabbage White Caterpillars (Larvae)

Cabbage White Caterpillars (Larvae)

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Cabbage white (pieris rapae) larvae are available to purchase on their own in bulk for research, classroom, or any other setting. Minimum order quantity is 10 caterpillars. 

Larvae will come with a small amount of host plant to last during shipping. Be sure to have enough of your own pesticide-free cabbage or other host plant in the mustard family. 

Cabbage Whites are knows for their fluttery style of flying out of the enclosure that makes for an exciting and more dramatic release experience than other butterflies.

It takes about 12 days on average for the caterpillars to reach the chrysalis stage, and another 8-10 days for them to emerge as butterflies. You can plan on the whole process taking 3-4 weeks from start to finish. However, the temperature of their environment can affect how long this process takes. If you need them to be butterflies by a certain date, please be ready to be flexible OR you can order release ready adults from us and get your butterflies on an exact date. 

Start Ship begins in April- notifications will be sent out when this product is ready for pickup, delivery, or shipment. 

This kit is available from Apr - Nov, weather permitting. Please Reach out if you have more questions.

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