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Cabbage White Butterfly

The Cabbage Marble (Pieris rapae) is a white, medium-sized butterfly with rounded wings. Forewings have dark tips and one or two interior spots.

It inhabits gardens, weedy lots of fields, and can be found throughout the United States and into southern Canada.

Wing spread: 1.25" - 1.75"

Host Plants: Mustards, cabbages, broccoli

Cabbage White Butterfly Life Cycle Stages and Times

Stage Typical Duration
Egg stage 4 to 7 days
Caterpillar (larval) stage 2 to 4 weeks
Chrysalis (pupal) stage 8 to 14 days
Adult butterfly stage 6 to 10 days

 

Cabbage White Butterfly
Cabbage White Butterfly
Cabbage White Butterfly
Cabbage White Butterfly

 

 

 

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