Eradicating Japanese Knotweed in Malvern

Eradicating Japanese Knotweed in Malvern

Eradicating Japanese Knotweed in Malvern

We have been eradicating Japanese Knotweed in Malvern and throughout the UK for over 18 years. Due to this fact we have the necessary skills, qualifications and experience to eradicate Japanese Knotweed.

Eradicating Japanese Knotweed in MalvernJapanese Knotweed is a highly invasive and fast growing weed that causes damage to buildings and gardens. It is very hard to control and eradicate Japanese Knotweed by DIY methods. You can also hit many obstacles as there are many strict laws surrounding Japanese knotweed. Therefore, we always recommend that you call in expert assistance.

Unlike many plants, Japanese Knotweed does not spread by normal germination methods outside of Asia, its native environment. Meaning it can spread very easily, as a rhizome the size of a fingernail can grow into a new plant. Japanese Knotweed can also lay dormant for up to 20 years!

It is illegal to fly-tip Japanese Knotweed as it is classed as a ‘controlled waste’ so it must be disposed of off site in a controlled manner and removed to a licensed landfill site.

If your property and Japanese Knotweed outbreak is located next to water it can also spread in this manner, as a piece of the plant can be taken downstream. It can then take root and create another outbreak.

Although this may sound daunting and impossible to eradicate Japanese knotweed, it is possible!

We have been successfully eradicating Japanese Knotweed in Malvern for many years. We use the following treatment methods to eradicate Japanese knotweed:

  • Excavation and Removal
  • Permanent Burial
  • Herbicide Treatment
  • Combined Treatment Methods

If you require our assistance in eradicating Japanese Knotweed in Malvern, then contact us today! Our friendly and knowledgeable team will be happy to help. They can offer advice on the best course of action or arrange a site survey with our PCA qualified surveyor.