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Garlic now available in September and October.

Final dispatch for September plants will happen next week on 26th / 27th September, it will include winter purslane, corn salad, land cress, lettuces, rocket, broccoli, cabbage, calabrese, chard, perpetual spinach, mustard, bunching onions, (dispatch runs from 4th to 27th September) ~ September plants, click here.

New stock of Wild Rocket ~ Dragon's Tongue and Lettuce ~ Brown Goldring ~ Order now

Swirskii Breeding-System

Swirskii Breeding-System


This gluttonous predatory mite plays an important role in biological crop protection. It feeds on a wide range of prey as well as pollen and is adaptable to high temperatures.

Amblyseius (Typhlodromips) swirskii needs a satisfactory food source for a fast growth of its population and prefers mainly young stages of whitefly and thrips. It consumes around 5-10 prey a day. A. swirskii also feeds on pollen and to a certain degree on spider mites and tarsonemid mites. It is suitable for cucumbers, aubergines, peppers and strawberries but not tomatoes.

The optimal development temperature is between 25 and 28C and the predatory mite stays active even up to temperatures of 40C; it needs a minimum temperature of 15C.

Order the number of weeks you want below, for larger areas, order multiple cards each week.

  • 1 to 3 cards ~ 1.75 each
  • 4 to 7 cards ~ 1.63 each
  • 8 or more ~ 1.49 each

Order by Thursday midday for the following week (usually dispatched on Wednesday to arrive Thursday).


Swirskii Breeding-System - Week 01


Total Price: 1.75 (Including VAT at 20%)

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Swirskii Breeding-System - Week 04


Total Price: 1.75 (Including VAT at 20%)

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Swirskii Breeding-System - Week 08


Total Price: 1.75 (Including VAT at 20%)

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