Month: August 2023

  • Färben mit Staudenknöterich

    Dyeing with invasive knotweed

    The invasive knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a plant originally native to East Asia. Perhaps the name already makes you nervous? For many, this plant comes to mind thinking of 'invasive neophytes' in the plant world. But it was deliberately introduced to Europe in the 19th century as an ornamental and fast-growing crop plant. Get to know this plant, as a dye and its other uses!