26th October 2019

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What kind of trees lose their leaves in the autumn?

Trees that lose all of their leaves for part of the year are known as deciduous trees. Those that don't are called evergreen trees. Common deciduous trees in the Northern Hemisphere include several species of ash, aspen, beech, birch, cherry, elm, hickory, hornbeam, maple, oak, poplar and willow.

What month do trees lose their leaves?

When Tree Leaves Change Color and Fall (Northeast, Midwest, South and West) Across the country, October is the month for leaf color and drop! More exact dates are below. Of course, if there's unusual weather in your area, like an especially dry summer or early fall, trees may lose leaves sooner or later.

How do plants survive in the winter without leaves?

Trees go through a process similar to hibernation called dormancy, and that's what keeps them alive during the winter. Dormancy is like hibernation in that everything within the plant slows down. Metabolism, energy consumption, growth and so on. The first part of dormancy is when trees lose their leaves.
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