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Winter's longer nights trigger a growth response in short-day plants, such as forming bulbs, blooming or dropping leaves.
Short-day photoperiodic plants that drop leaves or bloom in the fall or winter are triggered to do so by the long nights.
There is a marked contrast between outdoor and indoor environments, and the plant is trying to adjust by dropping leaves.
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