Lilac Bushes

rabbit damage to young lilac bushes

Zone 57078 | tristy added on October 2, 2017 | Answered

should rabbits be a problem in winter

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Answered on October 2, 2017

As the Illinois extension service says, rabbits will eat just about anything. It depends on the winter severity. Try encircling the shrub with 24 inch tall hardware cloth or chicken wire. Next spring's new shoots are more at risk than bark.

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