How Can You Prevent Japanese Knotweed From Spreading?

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Identification of Japanese Knotweed If you are unsure what Japanese Knotweed is then Information about it and how you can identify it can be found here. Preventing the Spread of Japanese Knotweed It may not be illegal to have Japanese Knotweed growing on your property, however you do have a duty to make sure it […]

Devastating Japanese Knotweed and It’s Effect On Buying Your Dream Property

Japanese Knotweed growing through the cracks in concrete

What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed or Fallopia Japonica was first brought to the UK in the Victorian era by a German-born botanist called Phillip Von Siebold. He found the plant growing on the sides of volcanoes in Japan in the 1840’s, and can also be found in other parts of east Asia. It arrived […]

3 Of The Best Methods For Treating Japanese Knotweed.

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What Is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed is a perennial non-native invasive species of plant, that was brought over from Japan in the Victorian era. It grows rapidly and is notoriously painful to get rid of, specialist treatment is usually the most common way of getting rid of it, however it can be done yourself. It […]

Top Tips – Japanese Knotweed And Its Effect On Property Value and Mortgages

Japanese Knotweed growing through concrete asphalt

What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed or Fallopia Japonica was brought from Japan to the UK and Europe in the 1850’s by German botanist Phillip Franz von Siebold. It was initially loved for its beauty, with its interesting heart or shovel shaped leaves and bright red spotted bamboo like stalks and pretty white creamy flowers […]

Where Did Japanese Knotweed Come From?

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Introducing Japanese Knotweed Japanese Knotweed or Fallopia japonica is native to Japan, Taiwan and Korea. It is now widely seen across the UK as well as all over Europe and in North America, and is regarded as one of the worst invasive alien species. In Japan the plant is known as Itadori, one interpretation of […]

Great Tips For Identifying Japanese Knotweed.

Identifying Japanese Knotweed infographic

What is Japanese Knotweed Japanese Knotweed is a non-native specie of plant, that was brought over from Japan in the Victorian era. It grows rapidly and is notoriously painful to get rid of, specialist treatment is usually then most common way of getting rid of it, however it can be done yourself. The plant completely […]

Top 5 Non-native Invasive Species in the UK

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Invasive Species and It’s Cost on the UK Invasive species in Britain are believed to cost the UK approximately £2.2 billion every year in trying to tackle the problem. Over the decades many plants have been introduced into the UK from abroad, most of them are relatively harmless. However, there are a small number that […]