The most common type of composting worm! As they feed, Red Wigglers (Eisenia foetida) swallow great quantities of organic material, digest it, extract its food value and expel the residue as worm castings, which are very rich in nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and many micronutrients.
E. foetida can process large amounts of organic matter and, under ideal conditions, can eat their body weight each day. They also reproduce rapidly, and are very tolerant of variations in growing conditions.
Item quantities are a close approximate and will arrive in various stages of growth.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Your shipment will arrive in a cloth bag ready for release. They can be stored for several days in the refrigerator if immediate release is inconvenient. DO NOT freeze or store in a plastic container. To release, lightly water the target area and scatter them about (5-10 per square foot). The best time to release worms is early morning or after sunset. DO NOT release in direct sunlight.
Shipped Free (USPS – Priority Mail)
We do everything we can to ensure safe arrival of your beneficial insects. To facilitate prompt arrival and avoid weekend holdovers during shipping, beneficial insect orders must be received by noon (MST) Wednesday to ship the following Tuesday. If multiple shipments or faster delivery is required, please call.
Orders placed during winter months will be shipped according to our 2013 Shipping Schedule, unless otherwise specified at checkout.
Note: During summer months worm shipments may be delayed due to high temperatures. We will monitor weather conditions and ship when conditions permit.
Please call us at (406) 582-0920 if you have questions concerning the shipping of our beneficial insects.
Planet Natural guarantees live, timely delivery of our beneficial insects. Instructions for care and release are provided with each order.