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From: "Janet Davis" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: Japanese Knotweed
> I understand from others that it requires more than 1 application of
> weedkiller. I have seen some that was treated with weedkiller, cut down
> then covered with tarmac. It popped up again the following year. It
> regenerates amazingly well from the smallest piece of root!
> Gardening programmes always advise that the only really effective way of
> getting rid it is to dig up the roots, ensuring that you remove every tiny
> piece of root - clearly not possible in this instance!
> Janet Davis