In detail

Comparison of foliage and needle leaf

Overview table - similarities and differences between deciduous tree and conifer

Deciduous /
Conifer /
needle blade
Class (biology)Flowering Plantgymnosperms
Blдtterlarge leaves with leaf veinsneedlelike leaves
Age of leaves / needleslose their foliage in the fallmehrjдhrig
Blьtennormal flowers, all colors possiblebrown cones
Bestдubungabout insectsover wind, as no real flowers are formed that attract insects
Preferred / Adapted HabitatModerate and tropical zonesCooler regions; dry climates
water consumptionHigh evaporation and thus a high water consumptionLow water consumption