Mating for these snakes occur in the May or August, and sometimes in the fall. Their eggs will hatch in August and early September.
Eggs and Young
Females will lay 3 to 13 eggs in nests on the ground. These nests can be located in rodent burrows, discarded vegetation, sawdust piles, or logs.
Juveniles will have the same coloration and patterns as the adults, but the colors will be very muted. At birth the juveniles are measured at 5 inches long. These juveniles will be independent immediately after birth.