Define Autumn Wood or Late Wood

In adverse season i.e. in autumn season when plants reduce their growth or usually do not grow, cambium produces vessels with thick wall and narrow cavities.


The wood or xylem tissues formed in the winter season are known as autumn wood or law wood. They are influenced by colder warmth and drier conditions. As a result, latewood is made of densely-layered, strong, thick-walled cells.