Giant Swallowtail and the Zebra Longwing

Nigel Venters venters at
Sat Feb 13 13:15:10 EST 1999

Matthew Smith <MatSmith1 at> wrote in article
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> Message text written by INTERNET:semjase at
> >
> Be careful if you buy from garden centres or nurseries, quite often the
> plants have been sprayed or treated with insecticide, possibly at the
> original supplier. Sales staff may not know that systemic insecticides
> been applied before the stock came in.  Check out the plant with a few
> larvae first before putting the whole brood onto them. 

A good tip! This is a fact I learned to my cost when I first got started!

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