How To Keep Possums Away From Fruit Trees. Apply it to plants, tree trunks, and around the yard perimeter. And cleaning up fallen tree fruit.
Protect your garden from becoming possum food by planting mint, chrysanthemums and geraniums. The best way to protect young plants and seedlings from possum attack is to create a barrier to physically stop them from getting to your tree. Possums are also annoying if you keep chickens as they will eat the eggs.