Dogwood Trees

Young Dogwood Tree Eaten by Deer


Statonjes added on November 11, 2016 | Answered

Should I cover my young, 5 year old dogwood tree (first full spring and now winter in the ground)? It looks like the deer have been eating the leaves and some of the top limbs.


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Alisma
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 11, 2016

Yes, covering your dogwood during its first winter in the ground is a good idea. You can do this by mulching over the roots and using one of the methods suggested in this article:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/wrapping-plants-in-burlap.htm

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