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Indian hawthorne

Zone Sulphur, Oklahoma | m.heitzke added on March 11, 2018 | Answered

Deer have eaten all the leaves off my Indian Hawthorne. Will they come back out this spring?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 20, 2018

You will need to watch for signs of life.

If the bark damage is limited, it can heal on it's own.

You can do a scratch test to see if the tree is still alive.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/tree-scratch-test.htm

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