Plant Identification – Japanese Knotweed

(Question)

Could you tell me this is, please? Thank you

(Answer)

Thank you for contacting Toronto Master Gardeners.  From the photo you sent it appears to be Japanese knotweed.  It is very invasive and difficult to eradicate.  Please see the following posts for information about controllling knotweed.

https://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/wp-admin/post.php?post=24462&action=edit

https://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/wp-admin/post.php?post=17794&action=edit