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Importance

The most commonly occuring annual broad-leaved weed.

Troublesome and widespread, choking plants as it spreads over them. It likes water, therefore is found more in the west rather than the east.

Chickweed - young
1. The seedling is light green and tall, being borne on a long stem, with pointed lance shaped leaves
Chickweed 2
2. The older plant has small oval leaves
 
Chickweed - mature
3. The adult plant has a prostrate, matted habit of growth.

Identify Broad-Leaved Weeds

You can use this page to help identify the broad-leaved weeds in your crops, and then find out more about the relevant crop protection products.

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