Dangers of Giant Hogweed

We have received reports that a local boy received severe blisters from touching the sap of a Giant Hogweed plant, a non-native, highly-invasive and toxic weed. Please see the ‘Scots warned of the dangers of giant hogweed‘ article on the NatureScot website. Around Stewarton, Giant Hogweed is mainly found in proximity to the Clerkland Burn … Read more