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How to accelerate the composting of Bamboo husks/leaves

 
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Hi:

I live in an urban environment and my bamboo sheds a lot of leaves that I have to gather up. They are hydrophobic and high in silica, and I've found it hard to compost them in my regular compost bin.

Does anyone have any advice for how to decompose them faster?  I wonder if a fungal compost may work better, and if so, are there strains of fungi that I should try to foster in my compost?


Thanks.
 
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Bamboo is very anti fungal and doesn’t break down well in a compost situation. I too have some and added it to my wine cap bed months ago. They look as fresh as the day I put them in. All parts of the plant work great as mulch though.
 
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