Trees, too, have circadian rhythms that can be disrupted by round-the-clock lighting, Quartz reports.
Under a constant light source, trees and plants do not function as effectively; they may not know when to photosynthesize and what season it is as effectively as they would if they lived with periods of natural darkness. That’s what makes it impossible to grow young oak trees in containers in our living rooms, Wohlleben says. What’s more, the bright lights affect the birds and insects that would normally live in a tree, which disturbs the tree’s biome, or ecosystem.
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