How to Identify Japanese Knotweed?

Posted: April 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

Japanese Knotweed is an advancing semi-woody abiding bulb that is built-in to eastern Asia. In the 1800’s it was alien to North America as an accessory breed and aswell buried for abrasion control. It has back advance throughout the United States and Canada.

Japanese Knotweed is generally mistaken for bamboo; about it is calmly acclaimed by its ample leaves and its adeptness to survive Ontario winters. Japanese Knotweed is abnormally assiduous due to its active basis system, which can advance about 10 metres from the ancestor axis and abound through accurate and asphalt. This face is actual assiduous and already it becomes established, is abundantly difficult to control.

Semi-woody abiding bulb able of extensive 1-3 metres in height.

Stems are round, reddish-purple, bland and accept a bamboo-like appearance.

Leaves are ellipsoidal with a collapsed base, extensive 3-6 inches continued and 2-5 inches advanced with acicular tips.

Flowers are greenish-white.

Fruit is baby and white with wings that advice to banish seeds to new sites.

Seeds are amber and shiny.


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