Deer/tulip Damage - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Barrie
Wellsville, NY
Question by bfanton
April 19, 2001
How much of the tulip leaves can be eaten by deer and still expect to have some flowers?

Answer from NGA
April 19, 2001


Within the central base of foliage is the flower stem and bud. If the deer have eaten the bud then there will be no flower this year. If they have only nipped the early foliage you will still have blooms.

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