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Protect Your Young Trees from Rabbits

Karl Foord - Extension Educator, Horticulture

I noticed rabbit damage on my Frosty Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis 'Frosty') (photo 1). I was again reminded of the fact that I did not wrap or protect my young apple trees last winter (photos 2 & 3). Remedy (photo 4).

Karl Foord

Photo 1: BEFORE - Frosty Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis 'Frosty')

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Photo 2: Zestar! Apple (Malus domestica Zestar!)

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Photo 3: Chestnut Crabapple(Malus 'Chestnut')

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Photo 4: AFTER - Frosty Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis 'Frosty')

If you have young trees don't forget to protect them from rabbits. Two articles have been previously published on this topic.

Rabbits and trees and shrubs

and Trees - Protecting from Rodent Damage

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