Plants Mistaken for Japanese Knotweed
There are quite a few plants that are mistaken for Japanese Knotweed. In order to help you identify Japanese Knotweed we will explain in detail the most common plants mistaken for Japanese Knotweed. Having Japanese Knotweed on your property is not to be taken lightly as it could serious devalue your property. Almost all houses have plants in or around the garden so it is important whether you are selling or buying to know whether you have Japanese Knotweed or other plants. To check your indoor plants you can advise flower experts. Click here to find out more.
Aka Fallopia Baldschuanica or mile-a-minute vine is a relative of Japanese Knotweed. Like Japanese Knotweed it is native to Asia. Also like Japanese Knotweed it can become an invasive species.
Aka Calystegia Sepium and has pure white flowers resembling a trumpet. It has twining weeds with creeping underground stems (rhizomes).
Also known as Orange Peel Plant, this plant is pungently orange-scented. It has heart shaped leaves and tiny yellow flowers in spikes.
This plant is also known as Leycesteria Fomosa. It is a vigorous deciduous shrub with erect sea green stems bearing long pointed, ovate leaves and pendulous racemes of white flowers with showy red-purple bracts followed by deep purple berries.
The above plants are most commonly mistaken for Japanese Knotweed. There are various species of plants and it is not possible to list of all of them on one article. If you are not sure whether you have Japanese Knotweed or another invasive species then please send your photos to [email protected]. Japanese Knotweed Ltd offers a free service to help identify Japanese Knotweed and alleviating your worries.