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Is it okay to bury banana peel underground? Or can this cause a problem?

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  • 2 months ago

    Banana peels is rich in potassium which is useful for plant growth,so you can do it.

  • Ann
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Bananas are great for adding to compost, and they decay rather rapidly.  If you plan to use compost in your garden soil in the spring, be sure to purchase several bags of plain soil to offset the composted vegetables and fruit.  Bananas are high in potassium, and that needs to be somewhat neutralized before planting.

  • 2 months ago

    Well, the earthworms may slip on it...

  • 2 months ago

    Bananas contain potassium and potassium is slightly radioactive so burying a banana peel might make your property a nuclear waste dump...but seriously there is no problem and the soil bacteria might enjoy a tasty snack.

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Sure I compost them . They rot down pretty quick.

  • garry
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    its ok to bury them , but more fun watching someone slip on one .. lol ...

  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    While, yes, you can use banana peels as fertilizer and it will not harm your plant, it is best to compost them first. Burying the banana peels in the soil under a plant can slow down the process that breaks down the peels and makes their nutrients available to the plant.

  • 2 months ago

    No they don't cause problems--and they are really beneficial for roses. We always buried banana peels directly under the rose bushes and they loved them. 

  • Rick B
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    A problem?????  How on earth would that cause a problem????  Of course that is OK.

  • 2 months ago

    it's fine.  it will rot and replenish the soil within months

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