Can You Compost Corn Cobs?

Corn Cob Compost

Yes, like most natural ingredients, corn cobs can be used as composting material. Corn cobs would be considered a green compost matter (source of nitrogen).

You may want to cut the corn cobs into smaller pieces before they are added to the compost pile. The corn cobs should also be buried into the compost pile to avoid attracting pests and rodents.


Find out what other natural ingredients can be used as compost by checking out our comprehensive list of compostable materials.

Sam at Organic Lesson

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