Eyed Hawk ocellata 15 eggs or 10 larvae according to availability

Eyed Hawk ocellata 15 eggs or 10 larvae according to availability
Eyed Hawk ocellata 15 eggs or 10 larvae according to availability Eyed Hawk ocellata 15 eggs or 10 larvae according to availability Eyed Hawk ocellata 15 eggs or 10 larvae according to availability
Availability: May 2018
Price: £11.50
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Description

Eyed Hawk Smerinthus ocellata  

 

Fascinatingly camouflaged larvae which exactly match their leafy background. Easy to breed.

The larvae feed on Apple, Willows, Poplars, Blackthorn, Lime, Privet, Alder, Birch, Plum, Blackthorn, some Viburnums, Various Prunus, Laurel.

At pupation time, provide a container of compost to a depth of about 10cm, with a lid. The larvae burrow to pupate.  The moths, with vivid eye-spots, emerge the following spring.