Deer Repellent Review For Taste/Contact Mode of Action Repellents





Tree Guard® is a pre-mixed, ready-to-use deer repellent that sprays on milky and dries clear. The active ingredient, ®Bitrex Benzyldiethyl, Ammonium benzoate 0,20%
(Bitrex™), the most bitter substances known to man so it obviously makes a coated plant taste bad. Tree Guard® may be used on any non-food plant, and poses minimal risk to deer, plants, people, and the environment. Tree Guard uses a latex formulation to bond to plants.
Since Bitrex is known as the most bitter substance known, it can not be used on and will effect the taste of vegetables or any food crop. Do not apply to fruit trees. Do not use near driveways, sidewalks, or anything else that you don't want to risk staining. A detection agent is also incorporated, permitting deer to identify which plants have been treated, eliminating the need for deer to taste your plants to detect the TREE GUARD.

As of April, 2010 We don't know of any sources for Tree Guard and believe it has been removed from the market.

Bobbex™
Bobbex is a foliar spray that feeds plants with a beef and fish byproduct 14-1-1 fertilizer while repelling deer. Contains garlic oil, acetic acid, cloves, gelletin, fish meal, edible fish oil, onions, eggs, vanillin, wintergreen oil, vitamin C and vitamin A. To protect evergreens in winter, apply monthly from November through March. When all plants are actively growing in spring and summer, spray foliage every two to three weeks and after a rain. An extra bonus is that it is said to repel Canadian geese also.
Bobbex Deer Repellent spray is a chemical-free, all-natural deer and animal repellent. Safe for you and the environment, safe for all animals, birds, fish and amphibians, this natural mixture is safe and effective against all deer, elk, and moose. The all-natural organic and recycled ingredients in Bobbex’s mixture will not burn skin or plants and offer bad taste and odor to large browsing, foraging four-legged animals. Bobbex also claims to work in all seasons, spring, summer, fall, and winter, as well as having protective properties for plants against freeze burn in winter and drought in summer. Try this safe, natural, and effective deer repellent.


Plant Pro-Tec™
Plant Pro-Tec is a garlic oil barrier that deters deer and other animal pests, as well as whiteflies, spidermites, leafrollers, ants, aphids, thrips, grasshoppers and spiders. Mix with water and spray on your plants. Helps to deter pests for up to 10 days.

Hot Pepper Wax Animal Repellent - Manufactured by St. Gabriel Laboratories, It is made from capsaicin and other capsaicinoids from hot peppers and used to repel deer from vegetables and flowers. It would have to be scrubbed off of vegetables where the whole plant is eaten. It combines hot cayenne pepper extract with a food-grade wax that will last through rainfall. Sold both as concentrate and Ready-To-Use.(RTU)


Bonide Products Hot Pepper Wax Animal Repellent 32 Ounces - 127

Bonide Products Hot Pepper Wax Animal Repellen 32 Ounces - 127

a natural repellent for use on fruits vegetables ornamentals and grasses.even stops animals from chewing wood structures and fences. prevents cribbing.one application can last for up to 4 weeks.apply till foliage or surface is wet. is wet.made from hot cayenne peppers.ready-to-use no mixing required capsaicin and other capsaicinoids dimensions (l x w x h):4.75 x 2.5 x 12



Miller Hot Sauce - Hot pepper liquid of concentrated capsicum. Washes off easily and can be used on edible plants after it has had time to wash off. Works best as a cold weather repellent. Effective on fruits, nut trees, vegetables, vine crops and ornamentals. Mix 4 ounces of Hot Sauce with 1 Quart of Vapor Gard to 50 gallons of water.




Vapor Gard Vapor Gard is designed to extend the life of deer repellents or fruit and vegetable sprays. Vapor Gard is often used with Miller Hot Sauce as a rain resistant formula. It is diluted in a 20:1 part mixture.



Bird-X Scoot Deer Animal Repellent is a capsaicin pepper & castor oil spray solution that helps protect your garden, yard and shrubbery without endangering animals or the environment. Available in two (2)sizes; Gallon and Quart. The microencapsulating process allows Scoot Deer Repellent to remain effective after rain or watering and the new formula stays active for up 30 days.



Durapel®is a pre-mixed, spray-on deer repellent that works by coating plants with a latex substance that is white, but dries clear. It is weather resistant and only new growth needs to be treated once it is sprayed. It is safe around pets.


N.I.M.B.Y.made from castor oil and capsicum oleoresin is an emulsion of natural oils. It was originally developed for the power utility industry, it has now been tested for years in gardens across the US.