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ButterflyKit is the kit that allows you to breed the caterpillars of the species Pieris brassicae or cabbage butterfly, discovering the incredible metamorphosis.

Duration of experience: 20-25 days

Cabbage butterfly

Cabbage butterfly (Pieris brassicae) is a lepidopter belonging to the family Pieridae. It is a native species, present throughout the Italian territory. Once it was very common, nowadays it is increasingly rare in our gardens.


Not to be confused with the Small cabbage white (Pieris rapae) which although similar is smaller and still very abundant.

Why a kit?

  • A simple experience

ButterflyKit has been designed thinking about those who are at the first experience with insect breeding. It will take you a few minutes a week and in 20-25 days you will free the butterflies! In the kit you will find everything you need (including food) to complete the breeding of caterpillars until the butterfly stage.

  • Recommended for teaching

Simple instructions will accompany you in carrying out the experience. Observe and enjoy the wonder of metamorphosis!

  • Love for nature  

ButterflyKit is an excellent solution if you want to amaze a nature lover with a beautiful and original gift. Freeing butterflies bred with so much passion is a unique emotion!

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