California Italian Package Bees, Pickup

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Available for pickup at our Woodland, CA location only.

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Product Details


Available for pickup at our Woodland, CA location only.

This package includes approximately 3 lbs. of Italian bees and a laying Italian queen. Queens are open-air mated. Italian bees are highly productive, focuses on raising brood. They are one of the most docile of the bee subspecies. Italians are great foragers. They readily build comb and have less tendency to swarm.

  • High productivity and honey creation
  • Very prolific; focuses on raising brood
  • One of the gentlest and most docile of the bee subspecies
  • Readily builds comb
  • Readily enters supers
  • Wonderful foragers
  • Less tendency to swarm than other subspecies
  • Strong cleaning behaviors
  • Great for areas with continuous nectar flow and favorable weather throughout the summer

Package bee orders are prepaid. Orders are subject to a $10 change or cancellation fee after the prepayment has been processed.

Installation Instructions

By purchasing, you agree to our Bee Policy.


  • 10.00 x 9.00 x 14.00 inches
  • 5.00 LBS
  • 1 3# Package (approx 10,000-12,000 bees)
  • Cancellations cannot be made within 14 days of the ship date of live bees.
  • Package includes mated queen.