An angry view of Japanese knotweed! [slide]

PLR Ltd - guest slide - Japanese knotweed - a knotty affair

‘…This outrageous Japanese Knotweed…’ Why does guest author Louis Oleson say that? Read this quaintly-written mini rant.. and, if you’re worried about Japanese knotwood in your area or on your property, call or email us for advice and a free site visit – all UK and Channel Islands covered.
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Japanese knotweed – allotment holders’ fears as it runs rampant

Japanese knotweed in summer along trails - if you see this call PLR Ltd on 0207 042 6450

Eight of fifty allotments have been taken over by Japanese knotweed near Valley Road, Bradford… and close-by properties are also in danger of being affected.

The council started treating the plots two years ago and claim it will take another three to finish. In the meantime, worried house owners and other allotment holders are keeping a good eye out for this invasive weed.

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Seen a plant that looks like Japanese knotweed and worried about selling your house or getting a mortgage? Call PLR Ltd or send us a picture or video: we can let you know in the first instance if a further look is needed. If it does turn out to be knotweed (or any other invasive weed), we can eradicate it for you – guaranteed!

(Not sure what Japanese knotweed looks like? Click here for our gallery.)



Identification of Japanese knotweed along Ireland’s waterways [video]

PLR Ltd - Identification of Japanese knotweed - guest video by Irish Angling Update

Here’s a guest video: a guide to the identification of Japanese knotweed, Fallopia japonica, an invasive species in Ireland which is affecting the waterways. You can also view our own gallery to help identify the species. If you would like further help identifying what you have, just email us a picture or video link! Continue reading

Increase in mortgages held up by Japanese knotweed

PLR Ltd - Property Damage from Japanese Knotweed

Brokers have reported an increase in cases held up by Japanese knotweed since the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors issued guidelines on it last year. Their concerns come as a property care specialist urged lenders to shed their nerves about lending on properties with the weed (pictured).  Continue reading

Invasive species rogues’ gallery

Floating pennywort - like Japanese knotweed, it is an invasive plant. PLR Ltd get rid of Japanese knotweed for you

If you didn’t know before you visited this site, you’ll know now that Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a very invasive plant. It’s so successful as it was brought in from Japan, and over here it has no real competition or predators (though there might be a way forward with the use of psillids).

There are other invasive species in the UK, however, and these include Continue reading