Tulips being eaten

Asked May 14, 2020, 7:39 PM EDT

Do animals eat just the flower off a tulip? That is what I'm confronting.

Shiawassee County Michigan

1 Response

They sure do. Deer are notorious for eating tulip flowers. It could also be squirrels, rabbits, groundhogs...the list of animals that eat tulips is extensive. This article provides are bit more info about animal browsing and bulbs: https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/where-are-my-bulbs-why-aren-t-they-flowering