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Giant Hogweed

Be aware of Giant hogweed and avoid contact.

  • Do not touch - Giant Hogweed can cause serious burns.

  • In case of contact - Seek immediate shelter from the sun (exposure to sap makes skin hypersensitive to sunlight and UV rays). Thoroughly wash exposed skin with soap and water and seek medical attention.

Giant Hogweed Plant

For further information 
Information and advice can be found on the NI Direct website.