May 03 2014

Leaf Out!

Published by at 6:05 am under Schenley Park,Trees

Tulip tree leaves unfurling, 28 April 2014 (photo by Kate St. John)

Very soon southwestern Pennsylvania will reach the moment when most of the trees have leaves.  This usually happens around May 5.

Leaf out seems a bit delayed this year but it's making progress.  On Monday (April 28) I found a tulip tree unfurling its leaves one by one.  By Thursday the same branch looked like this:

Tulip tree leaf-out, 1 May 2014 (photo by Kate St. John)

There's probably another leaf inside that big bud, and then there will be a flower.

When will "Most of the Trees Have Leaves?"

For Schenley Park, I'll let you know.


(photos by Kate St. John)

Later:  "Full Leaf" was late this year.  It didn't happen until May 13 in Schenley Park.

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2 Responses to “Leaf Out!”

  1. danielleon 03 May 2014 at 10:18 am

    are all 5 babies there?

  2. Kate St. Johnon 03 May 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Danielle, if they aren’t it’s because one of them learned to walk

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