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Q.Can Lilacs Overcome Deer Damage?

Zone Poplar Grove IL zone 5 | Mkdowrick added on October 16, 2022 | Answered

My lilacs were at our campground and the deer were feasting on them. They are only about 2 feet tall. I have moved them home and am wondering if they will recover. They have never blossomed

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Answered on October 17, 2022

Most of the time, they can recover from severe damage if you can keep them from getting more damaged. Here are a couple of articles that will help you with pruning and care:



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