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Re: incredible dracunculus
From: Rand Nicholson <writserv at nbnet.nb.ca> on 1999.06.15 at 02:50:21(3436)|
>At 03:13 PM 6/11/99 -0500, you wrote:
>>Stacy and aroiders;
>> I doubt the Dracunculus would do much as a deer|
>>repellent, only staying in bloom a few days out of the
>>year. At our place (in the 'bush' of central GA) only
>>a 15 ft. fence is enough. But be it noted that aroids
>>(of which I've several) don't seem to ever be victims
>>of the deer at all, and most of mine are outside this
>>fence. Does anyone concur, or duspute?
>> Bob Burns-
>Being a landscaper on Hilton Head Island, SC, a place with a nationaly
>known deer problem, I would have to say that most aroids are resistant to
>deer browsing. But.... they will defanatly eat caladiums. No experience
>with dracunculus. I'll have to try it on the deer heer.
I say it again: Deer will avoid plants treated with sulphur powder. Cats
avoid areas when the stuff is dusted on the soil.
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