[nafex] galvanized nails

Monica Maggio arboretum at homeorchardsociety.org
Fri Jul 13 11:57:28 EDT 2012

Does anyone know if it is hazardous to use galvanized nails on fruit trees?
They have been used for years to hang variety labels on our fruit trees in
the Arboretum and it has recently come to my attention that the mix of
metals commonly found in anything galvanized may in fact be toxic to the

...any thoughts or facts on the matter?

Monica Maggio; manager
Home Orchard Society Arboretum
arboretum at homeorchardsociety.org

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