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    Putting bracken into compost


    Can bracken be shredded and thrown into a pile of compost or is it this unsafe?

    Asked by Pete on 22nd Jan 2021
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    D.B garden maintenance

    "The young green fronds of bracken can be put in to a compost heap but not the stem of the bracken as this will then root and spread"

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Dream Landscapes

    "The root can still spread and grow rest can be removed in waste"

    Answered on 16th Feb 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    EJK Gardening and Building Services

    "Braken rots down very easily and will add more fibre to your compost pile.
    Its also very useful for covering delicate emerging plants during the winter to protect from frost damage,
    Hope this is of help

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Matts mow n go

    "Its only unsafe if your comsuming the bracken itself if left to compose it does become good as compost usually taking about 4months to a year dependant on conditions."

    Answered on 23rd Jan 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report

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