Problems with Japanese knotweed

Problems with Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed is a species of plant which grows and spreads at an alarming rate, that can cause damage to buildings and land if left untreated.

We cannot do anything about Japanese Knotweed that is growing in the wild. If you notice it growing on the highway please report this to Norfolk County Council using the following link:

Report Japanese Knotweed on a highway

If you have Japanese Knotweed in your garden, it is your responsibility to treat it. Please click the link below to find out more information:

How to stop Japanese Knotweed from spreading

However if you are being affected by Japanese Knotweed from neighbouring land, it is the responsiblity of the land owner to treat it. The Council can investigate and enforce treatment if required.