Squirrels And Hot Pepper Wax - Knowledgebase Question

Arlington, VA
Question by bontutt
May 8, 2001
Will Hot Pepper Wax deter squirrels from digging holes in my flower pots, and consequently digging up the flowers?

Answer from NGA
May 8, 2001


Repellents formulated for rodents and/or squirrels such as hot pepper wax may be helpful in keeping them out of your flower pots. Sometimes it is necessary to place wire such as chicken wire over the soil surface to keep them away. They are such pests!

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