2. DIY methods
While you may save money on not hiring a professional, in the long run an insurance backed guarantee may be more valuable when it comes to selling your home or if a neighbour is threatening litigation.
The RHS says the best weedkiller for Japanese knotweed is “a glyphosate-based weedkiller such as Roundup Tree Stump Weedkiller.”
The gardening experts explain: “This has label recommendation for controlling Japanese knotweed, instructing it to be applied to the cut canes or a foliar spray. SBM Job done Tough Weedkiller (soluble sachet only) and Roundup Ultra also have label control for this weed”.
There are alternatives to this which are also tough formulations of glyphosate – like SBM Job done Tough Tree Stump Killer (soluble sachet only), Doff Weedout Extra Tough Weedkiller or Westland Resolva Pro Xtra Tough Concentrate.
Author: Georgina Laud
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