Entries Tagged as 'Giant Hogweed'

Friday, February 25th, 2011

More Information About Disposing of the Giant Hogweed Plant

Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)by neil-hoskins TheGardenLady received a follow-up question on her post about identifying and disposing of the Giant Hogweed plant. I am wondering, once I dig up the roots, can it be burned safely? Or if it is dug up and bagged, then what do I do with it? If you think that […]

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Giant Hogweed: Identifying and Disposing It

Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) by sillie_R Most reports of giant hogweed turn out to be Cow Parsnip, Angelica, or some other [member of the carrot family]. See here.  People can distinguish giant hogweed from other species of the carrot family, not only by its gargantuan size, but by its purple-splotched, hairy stems. Giant Hogweed by […]