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Saturday - April 06, 2013

From: Annapolis, MD
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Non-Natives, Deer Resistant, Trees
Title: Non-native crape myrtle resistance to deer from Annapolis MD
Answered by: Barbara Medford


Is Crape Myrtle tree resistant to deers? Thank you.


Please see this previous Mr. Smarty Plants answer on that question. It concerns New Jersey, but is still relevant and has several links in it that you should follow.


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