Sunday, July 27, 2014

Japanese Knotweed Information

A recent edition of Glastonbury Life pointed readers to this Journal for more information on Japanese Knotweed (JK). Please feel free to browse the Journal for plenty of JK information as well as info on other invasive plants that are causing serious tree and habitat damage in Glastonbury. If you're in a hurry and just want the JK info, here's a collection of helpful links:

JK Eradication Methods
Informational video, Donna Ellis (UConn) at Riverfront Park, Glastonbury
Invasive Plants Journal info showing examples of JK damage
JK Fact Sheet
JK Fact Sheet

Distinctive green bamboo-like stalks with reddish nodules.

Once established Japanese Knotweed takes over an area and continues to spread rapidly.