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Q.Composting leaves

Zone Lombard,IL60148 | rudycaselli added on September 26, 2017 | Answered

Is it safe to compost maple leaves with black spots?

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Answered on September 26, 2017

It really depends on whether this is insect damage, or a fungal/bacterial problem. If it is an infection as mentioned before, then it would not be wise to compost them. If it is, simply, insect damage then you will be ok to compost them.

Here is a link with more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/ingredients/compost-diseased-plant-leaves.htm

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