trees are trees that shed their leaves every year. Unlike the
evergreens, these trees lose their leaves during the cold or dry
season, depending on the climate, and remain bare until the sap
flows in the spring, bringing new leaves. We call them
In the fall, you will be amazed by the way deciduous trees
leaves change color and the wide array of colors that their
leaves display before they are shed. Depending on the variety,
the leaves may turn from bright yellow to crimson and many
shades of orange in between. The changing leaves mark the
beginning of autumn.
Some of the most popular varieties include maples, Garry
Oaks, Cottonwoods, Trembling Aspen and the Pacific Crabapple.
Many deciduous trees, such as cherries, crabapples, magnolias,
and dogwoods, flower when they are leafless or just beginning to
grow new leaves. This aids the pollination process because the
flowers are visible to insects and there are no leaves to
obstruct the wind from carrying the pollen.
the winter, the plants below the trees can receive plenty of
sunlight due to there being no leaves.