………………………….Species Update………………………..

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Ova of the Black and Brown Hairstreaks are available now.

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Larvae of the High Brown  Fritillary will be available in April.

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Larvae of the Dark Green Fritillary are ready now.

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Marbled White larvae are available now.

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With Spring fast approaching, now is the time to order larvae of both Small and Large Tortoiseshells, Peacock, Comma and Brimstone.

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Larvae of the Silver Washed Fritillary will be available in March.

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Anybody wanting to breed the Brimstone will need either Alder Buckthorn or Purging Buckthorn. Purging Buckthorn is required for Cleopatra.These can be purchased from Ashridge Nursery or the Hedge Nursery at about £1.50 each for bare root trees.

Wych Elm is also available from Ashridge Nursery.