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What plants do wallabies eat?

Last Updated: 5th July, 2021

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Wallabies are herbivores and they mostly eatgrass. They can also eat leaves and fruits, and other plantslike ferns and herbs.

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Regarding this, how do I keep Wallabies from eating my plants?

Wallaby Deterrents Make a spray consisting of chili, garlic and Tabasco,and apply around the garden every couple of days on plantsand as a potent aromatic fence. Plant a living fence of gumtrees around your property, as both kangaroos and wallabiesseem to dislike the aroma.

Similarly, what plants do Kangaroos not eat? The following plants are less appealing to kangaroos,though by no means full proof:

  • Grevillea.
  • Callistemon.
  • Hibbertia.
  • Kangaroo paw.
  • Esperance tea tree.
  • Emu bush.
  • Chamelaucium waxflower.
  • Purple Beaufortia.

Similarly one may ask, what can I feed Wallabies?

Food and Water This mainly grass-based diet should then besupplemented with wallaby pellets and a few fresh greenvegetables and fruits like apples and grapes (avoid the reallysweet fruits). Some breeders recommend a small amount of monkeychow in addition to the wallaby pellets.

Do wallabies eat flowers?

“Unfortunately wallabies aren't kangaroos,or Cathy wouldn't have so much of a problem. Wallabies enjoymuch more roughage in their diet, including fruit tree bark,siberian iris leaves, rose branches, but they also like the nicenibbly things like rose tips, azalea tips, fruit tree newgrowth.

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