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Q.Can you compost Pokeberry leaves?

Zone Asheville, NC 28805 Zone 7a | willderrness added on July 6, 2019 | Answered

I have a large pokeberry plant and I want to compost the leaves before they flower… I know they are poison but I don’t want to eat them… just compost them… any issues?

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Answered on July 6, 2019

Yes, composting with them is completely safe. They are self composted elsewhere in their natural habitat. If you want to be sure, make sure your compost pile reaches optimum composting temperatures.

This article will help you to compost properly: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/basics/ultimate-beginners-guide-composting.htm

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