Are Raspberries Deer Resistant?

Although deer are beautiful to look at and many people welcome them into their yards, they can also be pesky critters who will eat up your fruits and vegetables before you have a chance to. Fortunately, there are so-called “deer resistant” plants that deer will avoid, and these can be used as a type of barrier to keep deer out of the rest of your garden.

So what about raspberries? Are raspberry plants deer resistant?

Nope, they are not!

Deer will actually eat raspberry plants right down to the ground, if you give them a chance. If you’re looking to protect your garden from deer, you will need to try something else, such as certain non-fruit bearing shrubs that deer avoid.

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