Posted: September 4, 2018
A leaf peeper driving through Houston might think fall is around the corner, looking at the changing canopies of bald cypresses, maples, elms, certain oaks and sycamores across the landscape.
That would be wishful thinking. Cooler fall temperatures that trigger leaf color don’t typically arrive here until November or December.
Trees that are dropping leaves now are likely stressed and may need attention, experts say.