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sorry...understood you to mean "why use cedar but not cypress"


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Posted by was reading at 2am. my bad. np on April 16, 2001 at 13:26:08:

In Reply to: i already said that. what i wanted was an answer to my Q. n/p posted by monkey on April 16, 2001 at 11:24:19:

: : : Could someone please explain to me why cypress (mulch, at least) isn't considered toxic to reptiles while the closely related cedar is? I'm assuming the toxicity comes from quinones, tropolones and podophyllotoxin found in the woods. is it simply a matter of the levels found within the various species?
: : : or have i missed it completely?
: : : are false cedars considered toxic or non-toxic?

: : : confused, monkey




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