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Old 06-06-2008, 08:22 PM   #1
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Rhubarb Leaves

I know they can be poisonous if eaten but what about adding them to my compost pile? Will it harm or contaminate the soil?
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Old 06-07-2008, 10:04 PM   #2
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I know they can be poisonous if eaten but what about adding them to my compost pile? Will it harm or contaminate the soil?
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Nobody wants to talk to you J----. I would say no, Rhubarb is the only plant we eat which develops poisonous leaves as far as I know, this poison will not transfer to another plant because of it's gene structure.

Hope I'm right
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J, go to item #6.7 of this article. Should help.
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J, go to item #6.7 of this article. Should help.
Thank you! What a great article. I bookmarked it for future reference.
Thank you both for the information!
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I've always put mine in the compost bin. Thanks for the link, Katie E.
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