Place these tablets at the base of landscape plants and the roots take up the active ingredient, capsaicin, and distribute the fiery flavor to stems and foliage. Deer and other animals take one bite and run! One application lasts all season. Doesn't wash off like spray repellents, so there's no need to reapply after a rainstorm. 50 tablets. Apply 1 tablet per every foot of plant height and width (height + width). Do not include the trunk of a tree. Do not use on fruit or vegetable plants. No shipments to CA.