Composting

Should Leaves With Shot Hole Be Composted?


Anonymous added on November 4, 2016 | Answered

Leaves fall from Prunus subhirtella in autumn with holes in them (shot hole disease)...is it safe to compost them in black plastic bags?


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on November 5, 2016

Dispose of infected leaves by burning if possible. Do not compost.
Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/shot-hole-disease-fungus.htm

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