Britain sees ‘two autumns’ as trees turn at different times

Telegraph: Traditionally the season of "mists and mellow fruitfulness' falls in late September as trees begin to turn gold and shed foliage. But this year many species lost their leaves early due to one of the warmest and driest springs on record. The Royal Horticultural Society recorded leaves turning yellow on hazelnut, acer and laburnum at the beginning of August. Horse chestnuts, or conker trees, lost their leaves early due to the leaf miner moth, from Turkey, that has been spreading across the......

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