Specific heat of leaves?
Fresh off the tree it's just about one (same as water),
as it drys out it gets lower.
Soil does not have a higher specific heat than water. Specific heat capacity, also known simply as specific heat (Symbol: C or c) is the measure of the heat energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one Kelvin (or degree Celsius). Water has a specific heat of 1 calorie / gram / degree C. The specific heat of dry is soil is ~ 0.2 calorie / gram / degree…