Carbon

Asked January 29, 2020, 10:12 PM EST

What is the amount of carbon in finish compost? (I make my own compost from fruit, vegetable, pond scrum and leaves.)

Macomb County Michigan

1 Response

Finished compost should have a C:N ratio of 17:1 or less. However, more nitrogen or carbon may be desirable depending on the intended use of the compost.