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Fight against invasive exotic plants

Fight against invasive exotic plants
Giant hogweed

The City of Brussels has an active policy in the fight against invasive exotic plants in the city.

Invasive alien species are species originally not present in our surroundings. By their ecological characteristics and extend they form a threat to our native ecosystem. Several of those threatening species currently develop in Brussels:

  • Black cherry
  • Giant hogweed
  • Japanese knotweed
  • Himalayan Balsam

Next publication gives more explanation about these foreign species and shows the best way to combat these alien plants. It is only available in Dutch and French: