What is Giant Hogweed?
Giant Hogweed is an invasive plant that relies solely on seeds for reproduction and spread. It only takes a single plant germinating from as little as one seed to cause an invasion. This is especially worrying as each flower of a single umbel produces 30 to 50,000 seeds.
The impact of Giant Hogweed
Giant Hogweed is dangerous because its sap is harmful to humans through its ability to cause skin inflammations. The species is phototoxic, which means that if the skin comes into contact with the plant and then direct sunlight, it can cause blisters an