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Invasive plants

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed

Jon Charters- Reid says: “we are seeing more and more cases of this appearing across Yorkshire and it’s often confused with an indigenous plant DOG WEED – the two are similar !

If left untreated it can cause damage to paths and drains. It is a problem as some lenders will not offer a loan on properties with Knotweed. The good news is that where programmes of treatment are in place mortgageĀ lending may continue.

SURVEYORS can track the plant and record its existence with various apps.