Weed control

Non native species

Non native plant species are those that have been brought in to the country by humans.  There are many non native species in Scotland. A small number of these cause damage to the environment, the economy, our health and the way we live.  These are called invasive non native species.

The Scottish Government website provides details of non native species.

Invasive weed control on Council owned land

The Council will tackle the following invasive non-native species on Council owned land

  • Himalayan Balsam
  • Giant Hogweed
  • Japanese Knotweed.

To report invasive non-native species on Council owned land

0131 608 1100

parks@edinburgh.gov.uk

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