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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

QUESTION:

Is Crape Myrtle tree resistant to deers? Thank you.

ANSWER:

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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