Perfect conditions here, no Japanese knotweed present on this visit. The trees are providing a good canopy for reduced light penetration and ivy is now covering the ground.
April brings the start of new growth for many plants, including Japanese knotweed. Here’s what the first shoots look like to help you identify the start of any Japanese knotweed in your garden.
An interesting news story from the BBC about Japanese knotweed. It shows just how important it is to have well informed and sustained control and management of the plant, which is what we offer here at Longfield Knotweed Solutions.
Spring is coming fast and so is the Japanese Knotweed! Out in the Sevenoaks and Crawley the plant looks well and truly dead – don’t touch it as the roots are very alive. As you can see in the photograph, the centre a deep orange colour. Also smells interesting to!
However you may have noticed closer in the London area growth is starting to be seen. Don’t forget especially if you are thinking of selling your property to ensure its professionally treated and have a management plan to cover any questions the potential buyer may have.