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What should I look out for?

  • Large lance-shaped green leaves
  • Grows up to 2.5m tall and spreads up to 1.5m 
  • Small creamy-white flowers in summer

Where does Alpine knotweed grow?

Not native to the UK, Alpine knotweed grows best in moist soil, like:

  • Damp meadows
  • Wood margins
  • Near ponds and streams

If I’ve found Alpine knotweed, what should I do?

If you think you’ve found a knotweed species, get in touch with our expert team for help and advice on what to do next.

No matter where you are in the country, we’ll have an expert near you. We have branches in London, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Hull, Manchester, Bristol, Newcastle, Sheffield, Cardiff and Bury St Edmunds.

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Successfully removing knotweed 

If you think you’ve found a species of invasive knotweed, remember to not try to remove it yourself. Invasive species can spread faster if you try to dig them out, and may cause further damage.

We offer professional domestic alpine knotweed removal, so you don’t have to worry.

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Looking for a different invasive weed?

Not found the invasive weed species you’re looking for? Take a look at some other types of knotweed growing in the UK.

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