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Plant Focus

A guest post by Matt Candeias, host of the In Defense of Plants podcast and blog

When Oak Leaves Fail to Fall

Quercus 'Pondaim © Philippe de Spoelberch

In the Northern Hemisphere, deciduous oaks will soon shed their leaves. Some won't. They will keep their desiccated leaves and only drop them gradually through winter or suddenly next spring. Andrew Hipp explains how this works.