Composting Zabel's Laurel

Discussion in 'Soils, Fertilizers and Composting' started by hildegard Richter, Dec 4, 2006.

  1. hildegard Richter

    hildegard Richter Member

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    Information about Laurel indicate that all parts of the plant contain hydrogen cyanide, this toxin is found mainly in the leaves and seed. Is it safe to compost trimmings from the Zabel's Laurel?
     
  2. Michael F

    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Yes, it is broken down by various bacteria.
     

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