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Giant hogweed is originally from the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia and southwestern Asia.
And he's worried that if the giant hogweed keeps spreading out of the field, it could affect an adjacent public footpath that runs through his land from the A171 up to Eston Nab.
Giant hogweed came to us from the Caucasus region of Asia and was cultivated in Rochester as early as 1917.
On February 13, the Giant Hogweed Forumwill meet at Coleg Gwent, 7pm-9pm.
Giant hogweed is a member of the parsley or carrot family and may grow up to 20ft tall.
Giant Hogweed & Japanese Knotweed Control maximum 134 man days
Invading species such as the Australian swamp-stonecrop can smother ponds and lakes, disturbing sensitive ecosystems and can contribute to biodiversity loss, while the giant hogweed poses a direct threat to human health.
Under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, you should not have either Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) or giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum ) in your garden and, under the Weeds Act of 1959, there is a list of five invasive and noxious weeds that should not be allowed to grow, including the broad-leaved and curled docks (Rumex spp) and ragwort (Senecio jacobaea).
EXPERTS warned last night that thousands of kids are at risk from giant hogweed.
The trees were grey and bare, giant Hogweed plants like broken umbrellas were white with frost and everywhere was silent, held in the grip of winter.