Deer and Ilex Cornuta

Asked May 1, 2017, 3:36 PM EDT

How vulnerable to deer is ilex cornuta? I live in NW Baltimore city, in a woodsy area.

Montgomery County Maryland deer damage shrub ilex cornuta

1 Response

Ilex cornuta is frequently damaged by deer. See our Deer Resistant Publication
http://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_images/programs/hgic/Publications/non_HGIC_F...
Keep in mind that deer may browse on any new plantings until mature. So you may want to initially protect them with repellents or deer netting.
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