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Rabbit Resistant Plants

June 8, 2022


Your Landscape

While there are lots of planting, maintenance, and fencing strategies that might keep rabbits out of your garden, one of the easiest tactics is simply to grow flowering plants that the rabbits will leave alone.

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Rabbits tend to avoid plants with unusual characteristics like a strong flower or foliage fragrance, and fuzzy/spiny leaf textures. If a plant exhibits resistance, those in the same family are also likely candidates for resistance. Resistance will naturally vary by location and the severity of food shortages any given year.

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Often, native plants are relatively rabbit resistant more so than non-native (exotic) plants.

These may include the following.