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Q.Praying Mantis Egg Sack

Zone Wenatchee, WA , zone 5 | flrich added on October 9, 2020 | Answered

Oct 9, 2020, found a praying mantis sack in my planter. Can I put the sack in a jar until March and then put it back outside to hatch.?

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Answered on October 11, 2020

You can leave the casing where it is. The eggs will survive winter inside the sac. If you are bringing your planter inside you can break off the stem it is on and place it in a protected area outside.
If you bring it inside the warmth will cause them to hatch too early.


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