"Those who eat and run away will live to eat another day."
If it DOES survive, you'd better cage it in heavy wire next winter and
provide food for the deer before they start on some other desirable plants.
Hollies are said to be deer resistant. I know they don't eat mine.
But when snow cover is heavy and deer are starving they will eat
anything they can get at. They chewed up the arborvitae fencing my sons
Deer will actually starve to death with a stomach full of food that does
not supply nutrients.
Hollies are probably safe for now and may come back but if small and
winter's severe, may need fencing or netting next year.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.