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By Syra

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom Gb

Please help I'm confused which doesn't take alot...Can anyone confirm that Polygonum-Knotweed in Dr Hessayon's Flower expert page72 is not the same as as Japanese Knotweed and that it will be ok to put it in my border or shall I just keep it in the plastic pot.

Thank you


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Never seen Dr Hessayon's book but Polygonum cuspidatum is Japanese knotweed, I've just looked at part of the book on Amazon but can't actually see page 72, I would say some of the info seems a little odd in this day and age.

14 Jun, 2012

 

I have the books and it isnt the dreaded Jap knotweed so plant in the ground. it ay grow quickly and fill up its space but it is fine.

14 Jun, 2012

 

MG, Japanese knotweed is now reclassified and named Fallopia japonica... and as the others say, it is not related to the plant you have, Syra.

15 Jun, 2012

 

Oh lord I have this re-naming of everything! Thanks Bamboo!

15 Jun, 2012

 

Which edition have you got as I have the latest edition (2008) and its not on page 72 its on page 161. Persicaria (Polygonum Knotweed) certainly is not Japanese Knotweed Syra

15 Jun, 2012

 

Thank you everyone.

I'm going to invest in a new edition mine is 1990 and put this plant it in the border.

Syra

16 Jun, 2012

How do I say thanks?

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