Best Tree to Plant for Deer
The best tree to plant for deer may surprise because it isn't a glamorous hard or soft mast tree. Instead, the best tree may have zero timber or mast value. Hardwood regeneration and woody browse will provide the necessary base of daytime food that deer require all Fall and Winter long. Any other deer tree that provides mast or shelter, only provides deer value for short lengths of time compared to browse. Here is not only how long your favorite tree may provide browse, but what trees will give you the best bet to provide deer habitat value all hunting season long.