Do cabbage moths lay eggs on broccoli?



Do cabbage moths lay eggs on broccoli?

White Cabbage Butterflies and Cabbage Moths love to lay their eggs on plants in the Brassica family and some other leafy plants with fruit families. Their preference is for broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, turnip, brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower. Their young are caterpillars and they will happily munch through our crops’ leaves and fruits.

How big is a cabbage moth decoy?

Cabbage moth decoys. Spring mounted for life-like movement in the wind. Moths measure 5.5cm x 6cm and are mounted on long thin stake ready for use in your garden to deter territorial cabbage moths from laying their eggs.

What are butterfly decoys used for?

These life like white cabbage butterfly or cabbage moths decoys will move in the wind and are used for toxin-free pest control. A cluster of these decoys are used to trick other butterflies and moths to move on before laying their eggs.

How do you get rid of cabbage moths?

Cabbage moths are highly territorial, and females won’t choose to lay eggs where there’s already competition for food. A decoy or two is usually enough to convince a visiting moth to lay her eggs in other, less crowded areas, hopefully leaving your brassicas to grow in peace.