Composting
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Composting Acorns

Anonymous added on April 4, 2011 | Answered

Are (oak tree) acorns okay to compost? I'm concerned about the tannic acid content of the acorns. If acorns are okay, is there a limit or ratio of acorns that is too high? And if compost has a sizable acorn content, is there any usage that this compost would not be advisable for?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 5, 2011

You can compost them. As long as you have the "green" material in the compost to balance them (they would be a brown material), you cannot have too many.

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