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this is growing behind a tree in my garden stem is hairy and light green it's about a metre tall the picture is about 12 inch across it's a single plant multi steamed help please


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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,530

    hogweed. I'd zap it with glyphosate. Whatever you do, don't let it seed.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 85,976

    Yes, but it looks like it's Common hogweed, not the poisonous Giant Hogweed so no need to panic. 

    Last edited: 26 May 2017 18:04:03

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

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