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Zone Richmond, VA | janefulgham added on February 11, 2017 | Answered

I live in Richmond, Virginia and am having bearberry installed in my front yard. I know wildlife love the berries, but do deer eat the foliage? If so, what can I do to discourage it?

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Answered on February 13, 2017

Bearberry foliage is considered deer-resistant, so it shouldn't be much of a problem. If the deer do end up being a problem, here are some ideas on repelling them:

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