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We have November plants finished for 2017.

Seed potatoes now available to order ~ Seed potatoes 2018, click here.

Plants for 2018 ~ we are working our planting programme, as soon as it is ready, we sill switch the varieties back on. If you want to receive an email when 2018 season is ready, follow this link ~ Email update for 2018.

Swirskii Breeding-System

As the weather cools, we have turned off the biocontrol for this year, they will be available next year (2018).



If you would be interested in getting biocontrol in 2018, please sign up for an email update, follow this link ~ Email update when biocontrol is available in 2018.


We need to confirm your email address, to do this we will send you an email and just click the link in it. Thank you..

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%)


Swirskii Breeding-System - Week 04


Total Price: 1.75 (Including VAT at 20%)


Swirskii Breeding-System - Week 08


Total Price: 1.75 (Including VAT at 20%)