What's your question? Ask

Ixora Shrubs

Q.Do Deer Eat Ixora?

Zone Fripp Island, SC | JMiller added on February 21, 2022 | Answered

Hoping to plant pinky orange ixora but have lots of deer. They leave my big gardenia and tea olives alone, but have started munching on lantana.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 21, 2022

Deer will eat anything, even if it is labeled as "deer resistant". They are opportunists, so if they like the taste they will eat it. Also, if they have no other food source, they will eat it.

You can repel them from the area, though. This collection of articles will help:


Here is an article that will help you with the care of Ixora:


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Ixora Shrubs
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert