Using compost in macadamia orchards


Applying compost as mulch rather than incorporating it into the soil will greatly improve soil health and is an excellent way to obtain the benefits of compost in an orchard situation where incorporation is not possible. This Agnote includes information on:

  • obtaining compost
  • how to apply compost
  • how much to apply
  • when to apply


Agfact DPI-472 First Edition

Published: Jan 2004