evergreen trees

Golden King tree with red berries 07/07/2023

Why do evergreen trees stay green?

Evergreens stay green while their deciduous cousins reveal bare branches for the winter months. But why? Is it to conserve water? Will it help trees survive winter? What makes the leaves drop at that time of year? The reason why your evergreen tree will stay green all year is simple. Whether it has needles or tropical palm tree foliage, retaining the green colour helps the plant survive best in its native conditions. Find out how it works and why other trees lose their leaves below. Deciduous vs evergreen All plants... Read More