Japanese Knotweed

This plant could stop you selling your house

Homeowners have been warned against the dangers of Japanese knotweed and offered five tips on how to identify it this summer.

Garden gurus from GardeningExpress.co.uk have revealed the tell-tale signs of the destructive weed so Brits can protect their homes and gardens.

The rhizomes are the underground part of the weed. As little as 0.7 grams of rhizome can give rise to a new plant  which is one of the reasons this weed can become such a nuisance.

5. Roots/rhizome

The rhizomes are the underground part of the weed. As little as 0.7 grams of rhizome can give rise to a new plant which is one of the reasons this weed can become such a nuisance.
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