The Canberra Times
Sunday, 3 December 2023

Jackie French: Trees that stand naked in the cold

By Jackie French
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:25pm, first published June 15 2017 - 9:11pm

Mid-winter is nude tree time. Or 'unclad', if you prefer. The leaves of deciduous trees have dropped, apart from a few stubborn ones like pin oaks where the leaves hang brown and wrinkled until the next gale blows them into your gutters, or the new spring leaves push them off – whichever comes first.

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