If readers are worried about the general UK problem of Japanese Knotweed, a document has been compiled which should give some guidelines on what this invasive plant is, what can be done to combat it, what should legally be done if found and how it should be disposed of, and finally, there is a short, three-point summary of the Law that strictly controls the spread of Japanese Knotweed.
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Disclaimer - The advice given in the downloadable pdf document provided by clicking on any of the links on this page is given in good faith but without warranty or guarantee as to its absolute accuracy. The guidelines are provided with the intention to give readers a basic understanding of a particular horticultural problem and some pointers as to current corresponding legislation as of August 2011. Of course, local and national guidelines might change and it is therefore incumbent on, and the responsibility of, the reader to follow latest guidelines for an up-to-date and accurate appraisal of legislation and formal advice surrounding Japanese Knotweed. Please feel free to use the document as a source for information, but KHFT, Kings Heath Centre Partnership (BID) and any associated organisations cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracy not intended or otherwise.