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There are several ways to determine if your property has Japanese knotweed:

Suspect Japanese Knotweed on your property? There are several ways to determine if your property has Japanese knotweed: Visual inspection, aerial mapping, ground penetrating radar, and hiring a professional surveyor are all effective methods. Our specialized surveyors will inspect your property, inside and out, to determine the location and extent of any infestation. Don’t wait, schedule your Japanese Knotweed survey today to confirm its presence and recommend the best course of action

  1. Visual inspection: One of the most common ways to identify Japanese knotweed is by its appearance. The plant has large green leaves, bamboo-like stems, and small white flowers. It typically grows to a height of 2-3 meters and can spread to cover large areas.
  2. Aerial mapping: Aerial mapping is a technique that uses high-resolution images to identify the presence of Japanese knotweed from above. This can be useful for identifying large infestations on commercial properties or public land.
  3. Ground penetrating radar: Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a non-invasive method for identifying subsurface Japanese knotweed. This can be useful for identifying infestations that are not visible on the surface.
  4. Hiring a professional surveyor: A professional surveyor who specializes in identifying Japanese knotweed can conduct a survey of your property to determine the presence, location, and extent of any infestation. They will typically provide a report with recommendations for treatment and management.

It is important to note that while the plant may look similar, it is not always easy to identify Japanese knotweed without a proper inspection. If you suspect you have Japanese knotweed on your property, it’s always best to consult a professional surveyor to confirm its presence and recommend the best course of action.

If you suspect you may have Japanese knotweed you can give me a call on 07753782333