Japanese knotweed and the law
What is the law on Japanese knotweed? If you suspect that you have knotweed, you need to act or you may run the risk of fines or imprisonment. Read more to find out what you should do if you have Japanese knotweed.
Here you will find a collection of resources to help you learn more about Japanese knotweed, the law surrounding Japanese knotweed, the damage Japanese knotweed can cause, how to identify Japanese knotweed and information on other topics such as Land Remediation Relief and other invasive species.
For many home-owners, digging up sections of the garden or property can be a big decision. Fortunately, there are lots of methods for controlling the Japanese knotweed. Herbicide treatments will kill the visible growth of the plant and keep the root systems hidden underground, forcing it into a dormant state.
To get rid of Japanese knotweed once and for all, excavation is the way to go. By digging up the contaminated ground, you can ensure that all traces of the Japanese knotweed are disposed of by licenced professionals.
It can be difficult to know if you have Japanese knotweed on your property, especially if you haven’t had to deal with it in the past. Use our free identification guide and identification service to find out if you have Japanese knotweed
If you suspect that you have Japanese knotweed on your property, then get in touch with us to request a survey from one of our expert, accredited surveyors and take control of the infestation before it gets out of hand.