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Hemlock cones safe alternative to Alder cones?

yeti79

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Have no alder trees in my area but there are hemlocks. The cones are of similar size and was wondering if they would work as an alternative
 

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Definitely no. Hemlock trees are conifers, and all conifers are highly toxic. Alder trees are deciduous trees in the birch family.
 
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