Deciduous trees lose their leaves in the winter and go dormant during the cooler months. Many fruit trees are deciduous trees like apples, peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots. Most deciduous fruit trees require a number of chilling hours in order to produce fruit.
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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.