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#1 mcraighead

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 12:47 AM

Would Palm Leaves/Fronds make a good mulch for container growing in hot and dry weather?  I wouldn't bother trying to break down the spine part of the leaves due to not having a chipper but I bet a leave mulcher could break down the leaves If done right.  I have to trim a lot of the Palms in the Summer and thought that maybe I could do something useful with them.



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#2 Dave2000

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 02:04 AM

Yes you could to that, though they might be stringy enough to get caught and clog up a leaf mulcher.







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