Friday, 3 August 2018

Giant Slayers Sought

This example of Giant Rhubarb was photographed at Brodick, Arran. Its variety originated in South America and has been grown successfully in mild, moist climates as an ornamental plant. However, it has become a nuisance in parts of the Western Isles, particularly on grazing lands. Plans to eradicate it are outlined on the BBC website.

Scottish Islands Explorer - how pleasing if it spread far and wide
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