Composting peony foliage

Normelly(5a)October 9, 2012

As part of my fall clean up, I have always cut and discarded all my peony foliage, whether or not it appears to be affected by disease (mostly powdery mildew). Is this necessary? Can I safely compost the healthy looking foliage, and only throw out foliage that has obvious signs of disease?

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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

I don't see why not. Mine has always gone into the compost after the shredder with no disease problem later. Al

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