The blight of Knotweed has and is causing huge problems throughout the UK. Since its introduction to the UK during the 19th century the spread of the plant has earned it the title of the UK’s most invasive plant. The main problems it creates are listed below.
Grows rapidly taking over an area crowding out the native species
Potential to alter the ecosystem
Destabilise river banks
Grow through cracks in concrete, brick, etc widening them as the plant grows causing structural damage
Can be expensive and time consuming to eradicate
Some mortgage companies may not lend on properties with Knotweed within the grounds
Not controlling growth onto neighbouring land can lead to substantial fines and criminal convictions
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