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Brassica Butterfly (Pieris rapae) Eggs, 1 Strip, Living

$16.75

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This classroom butterfly, Pieris rapae, can be raised entirely on plants from the brassica family. Place the paper strip with eggs gently on a leaf and watch the tiny green caterpillars eat and grow. Move the larger caterpillars to brussels sprouts or to other readily available vegetables from the brassica family until the pale green chrysalids are formed. Attractive, white butterflies will appear in about 30 days. Complete instructions include rearing tips, feeding activities, behavior studies, and more. A unit of eggs should result in at least 5 or 6 caterpillars. A 2-week notice for orders of 10 units or more is needed. Note: Sow radish, turnip, or Fast Plants® seed about a week before your butterfly eggs arrive, allowing at least 10 plants per unit of eggs. Should not be shipped over a weekend. Carolina recommends that you request your order to arrive on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday (or even a Saturday) to avoid weekend shipping.

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  • This item is not currently available for purchase. Please call 800.334.5551 for details. USDA or USDOT regulations restrict this item from shipping to these locations: Alabama. This is a special order item that requires additional time for culturing and processing before it ships. Arrival timeframes are available during Checkout.
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