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 Tomato Hornworm Breeding?

Does anyone know how to breed Tomato Hornworms?
Is it complicated or straight forward?
I live in Ontario so I can’t breed them outside nor would want to.

11/29/08  02:53pm


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  Message To: Grooter   In reference to Message Id: 1906633

 Tomato Hornworm Breeding?

Horn worms develope into a cocoon and morph into moths ... the moths lay eggs on the underside of tomato / tobacco/ mulberry leaves ... the eggs hatch ... they turn into ravenous worms and are very destructive to agriculture if let loose ... many web sites state to not let them loose...I had many on my tomato plant this summer and I know that they produce toxic / repellents naturally from the tomato plant ... but if fed mulberry chow mix ... they are safe to feed to lizards and such.

The temps and other parameters are listed on many websites ...just google it ..

It is easier to buy the eggs and start from there.. Silk worms are often easier ... and more beneficial.
They do not destroy agriculture and are much easier to raise...

Cp ..

PS I don’t come here ... just viewing un answered questions

12/01/08  12:50pm


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  Message To: Cphill58   In reference to Message Id: 1907479

 Tomato Hornworm Breeding?

Where can you buy these worms?

03/09/12  02:13pm


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  Message To: Puddy   In reference to Message Id: 2258219

 Tomato Hornworm Breeding?

Mulberry farms

03/10/12  07:04am

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