Trees

Trees burst into leaf—

Ash
earliest May 13th, latest June 14th.

Beech
April 19th, “ May 7th.”

Damson
March 28th, “ May 13th.”

Horse-chestnut
March 17th, “ April 19th.”

Larch
March 21st, “ April 14th.”

Lime
April 6th, “ May 2nd.”

Mulberry
May 12th, “ June 23rd.”

Oak
April 10th, “ May 26th.”

Poplar
March 6th, “ April 19th.”

Spanish chestnut
April 20th, “ May 20th.”

Sycamore
March 28th, “ April 23rd.”

Trees of the Sun and Moon.
Oracular trees growing “at the extremity of India;” mentioned in the Italian romance of Guerino Meschino.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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