Deer & Fruit Trees - Knowledgebase Question

Blair, NE
Question by vgoodman
July 4, 2007
What can I do to keep deer away from fruit trees? Last year they scraped the trunks and ate the branches back. Any help will be appreciated.

Answer from NGA
July 4, 2007


Some gardeners are able to repel the deer using the spray on repellents labeled for deer. Be sure to read and carefully follow all of the label directions for application and reapplying. You may also want to rotate between different brands to keep them from becoming accustomed to it.

Fencing is the most reliable long term protection against deer. You may find the following information helpful in evaluating the different options:

Good luck with your trees!

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