The King of Ponds              The Salmon Family Garden Center since 1968
Arbordale Nurseries & Landscaping

Arbordale Nurseries & Landscaping

The King of Ponds                         The Salmon Familu Since 1968

Rabbit Resistant Plants

While no plant is absolutely resistant to rabbit browsing, the following are the plants that appear to be seldom chewed:

Annuals

Begonias Impatiens

Perennials Achillea (Yarrow)  Anemone Aquilegia (Columbine) Artemesia (Sage) Coreopsis Digitalis (Foxglove) Ferns Geraniums (Hardy Gaillardia (Blanketflower) Hemerocallis (Daylily) Lavandula (Lavender) Monarda (Beebalm) Nepeta (Catmint) Papaver (Oriental Poppy Perovskia (Russian Sage)  Vinca (Periwinkle Peony Rudbeckia

Trees & Shrubs Abies (Fir) Berberis (Barberry)

 Buxus (Boxwood)  Celtis (Hackberry) Cotoneaster  Daphne Fraxinus (Ash) ) Picea (Spruce)  Quercus (Oak)  Rhus (Sumac) Ribes (Currant)  Syringa (Lilac)  Viburnum (Cranberry) )

Thin barked trees are generally favorites of rabbits.  These include Willows, Poplar, & Apples.  Ash and Maples are susceptible until they get past the sapling stage.  Oaks are usually ignored completely.  As for evergreens, pines are usually preferred over spruce and fir.


Recommended Rabbit Deterents:

Metal Fencing

Repels-All  spray and granules  ( made in NY)

Liquid Fence

Shake Away Predator Urine

We stock others but the above have the highest satisfaction.