Japanese knotweed new shoot

South Wales Evening Post - Knotweed warning as plant reappears

Published on Thursday 7th April 2016 in the South Wales Evening Post.

This article discusses how the mild and wet winter will affect knotweed growth. Swansea has been considered a knotweed hotspot, so residents need to be aware that the knotweed growing season has begun, as new shoots have been spotted. It is estimated to cost around £9 million a year to tackle Japanese knotweed in Wales.

Various legislations are in place to help control the knotweed problem, such as ASBOs. Sellers also now have a legal duty to disclose whether the property is affected by knotweed.

To read the full Japanese knotweed story in the South Wales Evening Post, please see here.

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