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Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Susquehanna County
Deer eat the Frasier like candy in Susquehanna county where I plant, For me, The most deer resistant tree seems to be the white spruce, Due to the narrow cone of needles, The needles are very rigid. when a deer try's to eat a branch, The needles do not lay over, The needles are only about 1/2" long, Sharp, and rigid. DEER DONT EAT MY WHITE SPRUCE, Too Picky in mouth.
And I'm in a heavy deer density area. I had them eat 200 white pine in 3-4 months, did it again the following year with same results. Out of the 400 WP I planted, About 10 made it. out of 400 white spruce, about 300-325 made it. Most of my losses now are from Rubbing.