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Silk Cocoons

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TRE-3047

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Silk Cocoons

These are white cultivated Mulberry (Bombyx) silk cocoons.  Package of 20 cocoons.

Fun Facts

  • 5,500 silkworms are required to produce 1 kg (2.2 lbs) of raw silk.
  • 200 pounds of mulberry leaves are needed to produce 1 pound of raw silk.
  • It takes a silkworm 3 - 4 days to spin a cocoon around itself.
  • Each silk filament is 600-900 meters (1,970 - 2,950 ft) long.
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Silk Cocoons

These are white cultivated Mulberry (Bombyx) silk cocoons.  Package of 20 cocoons.

Fun Facts

  • 5,500 silkworms are required to produce 1 kg (2.2 lbs) of raw silk.
  • 200 pounds of mulberry leaves are needed to produce 1 pound of raw silk.
  • It takes a silkworm 3 - 4 days to spin a cocoon around itself.
  • Each silk filament is 600-900 meters (1,970 - 2,950 ft) long.
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