The bottom line is – yes. Gunnera tinctoria (Giant Rhubarb), along with Giant Hogweed and Himalayan balsam plants have been transferred from the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) to the Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019, but it makes no difference in practice – you as a landowner may still be required to […]
The guide to where Giant Hogweed grows in the United Kingdom Welcome, fellow homeowners and garden enthusiasts! If you’ve stumbled upon this blog post, chances are you’re either looking to sell your property or simply curious about the notorious Giant Hogweed. Whatever the case may be, you’ve come to the right place. In this
Top 4 Invasive Weeds, other than Japanese Knotweed, to be Aware of in the Commercial Development Sector
Below is a detailed list of the top four invasive weeds to be aware of in the Commercial Development Sector other than Japanese Knotweed. We go into depth about what to be aware of at certain times of the year, how to identify them, the idiosyncrasies of each species and the best actions to take.
Is Giant Hogweed ( Heracleum mantegazzianum) poisonous to humans? In a word, yes. This particular invasive weed species to the UK (originally native to Central Asia) can cause some nasty burns and even blistering, but what is not very well known is that it will continue to cause severe blistering in the following season