How does a deciduous tree differ from non-deciduous tree?
A deciduous tree drops it's leaves in the Autumn, an evergreen does not.
deciduous have leaves and coniferous have pines and needles. The term conifer means cone-shaped. The term deciduous means that the tree loses it leaves every fall. The only species of conifers that are deciduous are Larches. If the tree in question has broad leaves, nearly all of them are deciduous.