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Can I put habanero in my compost bin?


It's complicated, whether you can put habanero into your composting bin, so read on!

Key info
Green material📂
2-3 months

Get the right balance of brown and green composting materials in your bin with our expert guide.

It's not a good idea to add spicy foods such as jalapeños to your vermicompost—your red wigglers won't take kindly to them.

If you have a few old jalapeños, it should be okay to add to a thriving backyard compost pile.

Just add in moderation.

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