Are cherry pits toxic?

Answer On One Hand: Cherry Pits Contain CyanideAccording to the Center for Disease Control, cherry pits contain, on average, 23.5 mg/L of cyanide; black cherry pits contain approximately .078 mg of cyanid... Read More »

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Can chipmunks eat cherry pits?

Chipmunks eat cherry pits (seeds), berries, corn, seeds and nuts. According to Cornell University, "New York's Wildlife Resources; Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus)," a chipmunk was found with 48 ... Read More »

Are cherry pits harmful?

On One Hand: Cherry Pits Contain CyanideCherry pits contain small amounts of cyanide, a lethal poison, according to Aggie Horticulture. Cyanide from cherry pits could build up over time, especially... Read More »

Are cherry pits poisonous to people?

On One Hand: Pits Contain CyanideEating cherry pits in large quantities can cause cyanide poisoning. Centers for Disease Control research has found that a cherry pit contains a small amount of cyan... Read More »

Can Cherry Pits Go in Compost Piles?

When starting a compost pile it is best to find out what you can actually add to your pile. It isn't the best idea to put cherry and other fruit pits in compost piles as they take up to 10 years to... Read More »