Oak Leaves for Mulch

jmstiffany added on November 27, 2017 | Answered

Should I use mulched oak leaves for mulch around flower bed plants?

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Answered on November 27, 2017

I would make sure these are well composted. These contain many harsh chemicals, and tannins that can harm some plants. Most plants will tolerate the chemicals, but there are many that will not.

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