Deer and rabbits will eat anything if they are hungry enough. Plants they usually avoid have fuzzy or aromatic leaves, and a bristly or tough texture. Listed here are their least favorite to munch on and will discourage deer from grazing your garden!


  • Barberry
  • Cotoneaster
  • Forsythia
  • Honeysuckle
  • Juniper
  • Lilac
  • Mockorange
  • Nannyberry Virburnum
  • Potentilla
  • Snowberry
  • Spirea
  • Spruce

  • Alder
  • Birch
  • Catalpa
  • Chestnut
  • Gingko
  • Hemlock
  • Honeylocust
  • Larch
  • Magnolia
  • Mountain Ash
  • Oak
  • Pines: Austrian
  • Redbud