Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is an ornamental plant, brought over to Britain in the nineteenth century. Over time, Japanese Knotweed has spread from cultivation to invade both rural and urban environments.
Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
It is classed as a criminal offence to plant Japanese Knotweed or encourage its growth in the wild.
Environment Act 1990
Japanese Knotweed is categorised as 'controlled waste', which means that it must be disposed of safely, in accordance to the Duty of Care Regulations 1991.
Early growth of Japanese Knoweed occurs around April-
Japanese knotweed flowers around August-
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