Nicolas Seal: Japanese Knotweed – Unearthing the Truth

Sun 14 Oct
11:00 - 12:00
Hatchlands Park
£10, £9 concessions


How did a valuable plant in the East become the Root of Evil in the West? Thought to affect 1 in 20 households in the UK, Japanese knotweed is the country’s most aggressive, destructive, and feared, plant.

Environmental scientist and leading knotweed expert Nicolas Seal presents a fascinating look at its origins, its history and the reasons for its success. He gives a guide to identification and considers the positive uses including its medicinal benefits. The session will end with a short knotweed clinic.