John Elliott wrote:It's mostly cellulose, so as brown rot fungi degrade it, it will provide nutrients as compost. But it does not contain any appreciable nitrogen, so it is not going to give any flush of new, green growth. For that, you will have to add manure of some type to it.
If you are using it in a composting recipe, consider it 100% browns.
Erich Sysak wrote:Any thoughts on bagasse as compost? I found a sugar mill in the next county that sells it cheap. But,, I haven't found much info on it...
Many thanks for sharing your experience.
Mat Smith wrote:
Only caution I would use is to check what agri chemicals are used on the sugarcane crops. I only use organic bagasse nowdays.
Dale Hodgins wrote:Bagasse would seem to be a good candidate for rocket stove fuel and cellulose insulation.