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Deciduous trees in autum

A deciduous tree is a type of tree that loses its leaves at the end of its growing season, which can be in the fall or in the dry season depending on the climate. The word deciduous comes from the Latin word decidere, meaning "to fall off". The process of leaf loss is called abscission. Deciduous trees are also known as broadleaf trees or hardwood trees. Some examples of deciduous trees are oak, maple, birch, ash, and beech. Deciduous trees contrast with evergreen trees, which do not lose their leaves.

Other trees in the collection that share this property:

This Japanese Hornbeam was imported from Japan by bonsai artist Jim Doyle of Nature’s Way Bonsai Nursery in 2005.  It has been in training since 2005.  The tree was acquired by the Krohn Conservatory in 2016 when it was donated by Bonsai Society member D. Brown.

It is an informal upright style. The pot is made by Sara Rayner and is round, unglazed, brown in color and is 5 inches deep.

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