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20 03, 2024

How to control Japanese Knotweed?

2024-03-20T15:19:24+00:00March 20th, 2024|

Cutting or digging up of Knotweed is not recommended for treating established plants as Japanese knotweed has an extensive underground rhizome system which can be up to several metres deep, making it extremely difficult to dig up all rhizomes. Our approach is to apply a Glyphosate based herbicide through stem [...]

20 03, 2024

Want a Japanese Knotweed Survey?

2024-03-20T15:11:20+00:00March 20th, 2024|

At Knotweed Solutions Ltd we can provide you with a survey for Japanese Knotweed and where found can provide you with a cost effective treatment plan to eradicate. We have a team of qualified and friendly Technicians  who have the experience to support you through this process. Please contact us [...]

18 03, 2024

How easy is it to treat Japanese Knotweed

2024-03-18T14:33:51+00:00March 18th, 2024|

Sometimes we come across Japanese Knotweed which has been left untreated for many years. Our approach is to Stem Inject mature plants and to foliar spray where this is not possible. Given how pernicious the infestation may be this may require a course of treatment over several years. We will [...]

11 03, 2024

Top 10 Facts About Japanese Knotweed

2024-03-11T09:50:28+00:00March 11th, 2024|

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a plant that has intrigued botanists, frustrated property owners, and captured the attention of environmental scientists around the world. Here are the top 10 facts about this infamous plant: 1. Origin and Introduction Japanese Knotweed originates from East Asia, primarily Japan, China, and Korea. It [...]

5 03, 2024

Eco Alert: The Ripple Effects of Japanese Knotweed on UK Biodiversity

2024-02-13T10:32:13+00:00March 5th, 2024|

Japanese Knotweed, a name synonymous with environmental concern in the UK, has been casting shadows not just on property values but on the very fabric of local ecosystems. This invasive species, introduced in the 19th century as an ornamental plant, has become an ecological nightmare, undermining biodiversity and disrupting native [...]

13 02, 2024

Understanding Japanese Knotweed in the UK: What You Need to Know

2024-02-13T10:31:50+00:00February 13th, 2024|

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on understanding Japanese Knotweed in the UK—your essential resource on this pervasive and persistent plant. As a seasoned environmental enthusiast, I've observed the Japanese Knotweed, or Fallopia japonica, secure its foothold across the UK since its introduction in the 19th century. This ornamental plant turned [...]

18 01, 2024

Navigating the Knotweed Challenge: Understanding the UK’s Battle Against This Invasive Species

2024-01-11T10:19:01+00:00January 18th, 2024|

Japanese knotweed, is a name that resonates with a sense of dread among gardeners, homeowners, and environmentalists across the United Kingdom. This invasive plant, known scientifically as Fallopia japonica, is not just a garden nuisance but a significant environmental and economic threat. In this blog, we will delve into the [...]

11 12, 2023

All You Need To Know About Japanese Knotweed

2023-12-11T10:19:42+00:00December 11th, 2023|

Japanese Knotweed, scientifically known as Fallopia Japonica, is an uninvited guest in Britain that has become a source of worry for property owners across the country. This invasive plant species, despite its ornamental appeal, is a relentless intruder causing significant trouble in various regions across the UK. This article aims [...]

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