Ball Python Lifespan

Interested in purchasing a ball python for sale online? Before making your purchase be sure to read our care sheet on ball python lifespan so you can learn proper care.

Male ball pythons for sale are expected to live 30 years or more. The record for oldest ball python is 44 years old. Think about this when purchasing your ball python for sale.

The female ball python grows larger, like most other species. A female ball python can grow up to 6 feet. 4 feet is more common. They have very muscular bodies and normally grow 4-6 inches in diameter. Males are generally skinnier and have a smaller head.

A captive-bred ball python can reach sexual maturity when they are 2-3 years old. The snake can grow up to 3 feet in length in the first three years of its life. After that, its growth rate will slow.

Regular pythons can grow up to 30 feet long. The largest ball python in the world is a reticulated python and weighs 350 pounds.  Looking for something smaller? check out our corn snake for sale section!

Ball Python Care Sheet

Below you will find a wealth of ball python care information provided by our biologist.  Take some time to explore some of the various ball python care sections of our website.  Learn about proper ball python keeping including:

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