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Mistletoe Compost

Posted by yawiney none (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 5, 13 at 1:57

I had a bunch of Willow and Cottonwood come down last year that were loaded with mistltoe. I composted it separate from my other compost and it has broken down nicely. I am aware of it's toxicity. My question is does composting it break down the toxicity? Can i use it for fruit trees or blueberrys?

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RE: Mistletoe Compost

Don't eat the compost and you will be fine. :)

RE: Mistletoe Compost

I would be careful using the compost, since animals can also be poisoned by mistletoe leaves or berries. Water run-off from the compost may also be toxic. I guess the real question would be, "Does the composting process breakdown the toxicity?"

RE: Mistletoe Compost

Yes that's my question for sure.

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