Ficus Leaves in Compost

danielw added on January 14, 2017 | Answered

Is it safe to use ficus leaves in compost that will be used for veggies and fruit trees?

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Answered on January 15, 2017

Ficus leaves should be fine to use in a compost pile, especially a "hot" compost. The only exception is if toxic pesticides have been used on the plant that you wouldn't want to use on your edible garden.

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