• Species : Pontia daplidice
  • English Name : Bath White
  • Stage : Larvae x 10
  • Price : £...
  • Available : Summer??

Larvae of this species feed on Mignonette, Hedge Mustard,  Black Mustard, Alyssum and various other wild species of the Brassicaceae  family. They will also accept  Mustard and Cress punnets from the Greengrocers but make sure they are not to wet and also reported to accept  the heads of Cauliflower.

In fact the best plant is the common garden bedding plant White Alyssum as this is easily grown from seed and is available in garden centres. Please beware that the compost could contain or may have been sprayed with insecticide.

Several generation a year. Over winters as a pupae.