Deer and Arborvitae - Knowledgebase Question

Danbury, Co
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Question by navahh
May 13, 2010
We just bought arborvitae.
My neighbor told me that deer like them a lot.
There are deer in our area.What should we do?
Do you recommend a specific repellent?


Answer from NGA
May 13, 2010
Green Giant arborvitae has more natural deer resistance than other types, but hungry deer will munch on most anything if the competition for food is high. Fencing off your arborvitae will provide the most protection; Ropel or Deer Away are popular deer repellants. Apply according to label directions. Reapplication will be necessary. Hope this helps!

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