ChatterBank1 min ago
do nails really kill trees
I have been told that copper nails can kill trees, is this really true? My daughter and I have just finished making a spiders web on a favourite tree using copper and brass nails!
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From a quick nose about the web this does seem to be a bit of a myth - Copper in its metalic form does kill trees and other plants but it seems to need to be in quite high concentrations.
http://www.wcisa.net/myths.asp is a list of this and some other tree myths