Rabbit Resistant Plants
While no plant is absolutely resistant to rabbit browsing, the following are the plants that appear to be seldom chewed:
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:
Repels-All spray and granules ( made in NY)
Shake Away Predator Urine
We stock others but the above have the highest satisfaction.