Also known as Mexican Bamboo or False Bamboo, is an extremely invasive species that if left uncontrolled will eat the value of your home, wreak havoc on your property and leave a trail of mayhem across the planet.
Field horsetai is a herbaceous perennial plant, which is native throughout the arctic and temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. The Field Horsetail and can be one of the most stubborn and toughest weeds to manage.
This invasive species spreads by rhizomes and vegetative propagation. It is well adapted to taking root in the post flood bare soil of river bank habitats and it can then survive future flooding. It is also increasingly found on roadsides.
The nutrient poor soil along with extreme cold temperatures in its home range (the himalayas) has caused this highly invasive plant to adapt to develop thousands of seeds.
Grows at an alarmingly rapid pace and is particularly frequent in the west and around coasts; in western Ireland whole roadsides can be thickly overgrown for miles on end.
Giant Rhubarb is an alien invasive plant that was first introduced to Ireland over 100 years ago as an ornamental plant. It is predominantly found in western coastal counties.
Rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum) is a non-native, invasive species in Ireland, first introduced in the 18th century.