Dormant Japanese Knotweed

Dormant Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed is a rhizomatous plant, meaning that it has a modified stem system that grows underground (much like a tree’s roots), which can render it dormant for extended periods, making it practically invisible to the naked eye from above... ...
5% of houses in the UK are affected by Japanese knotweed

5% of houses in the UK are affected by Japanese knotweed

This figure has increased significantly in recent years – with the exponential growth of Japanese Knotweed this means 1 house in 20 could be reduced in value by up to £100,000! At a CPD events run for surveyors, an experienced... ...
Can You Build on Land with Japanese Knotweed?

Can You Build on Land with Japanese Knotweed?

Japanese Knotweed can cause financial difficulties to both homeowners and building developers, especially when plans have been made to build on land that is home to the invasive plant. Despite Japanese Knotweed now being well-documented, homeowners and builders alike are... ...
A Guide to Reporting Japanese Knotweed

A Guide to Reporting Japanese Knotweed

After positive identification has been made of any Japanese knotweed infestation, it becomes necessary for other parties to be notified of the problem so that they have the opportunity to respond. In most Japanese knotweed compensation claims, legal action cannot... ...
What Does Japanese Knotweed Really Do?

What Does Japanese Knotweed Really Do?

Over the last decade, Japanese knotweed has developed a reputation for being one of the most aggressive, invasive plants to be currently blighting the country. However, despite the plant’s fearsome reputation, there can still be some confusion as to what... ...