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E. Vinje

Linda –

Predatory Mites (Phytoseiulus persimilis) are an effective biological control for use against the two spotted spider mite. The predatory mite can only survive on two spotted spider mites (Tetranychus spp). I have included a link to our Spider Mite Control page below. Hope it helps!

Note: On severely infested plants it is important that you reduce the pest infestation prior to releasing predators. Consider spraying with an insecticidal soap or other non-residual insect control. If only a few plants are infested, consider removing them.