When does tree pollen allergy season occur?
Those with nasal allergies dread springtime because it means tree pollen season is back. Just like grasses and weeds, there are a number of trees that produce pollen that is carried away by the air to fertilize other plants. Oftentimes, these pollens instead find its way into our bodies through our throat and nostrils when we inhale, thus making our day all the more miserable. Since tree pollens are airborne, avoidance is impossible. However, among the types of allergenic pollens, trees do not produce as much problems as do grasses and weeds. This is because some countries have relatively shorter pollen seasons than others. In North America and Europe, tree pollination occurs as early as January and can extend until June. What kinds of trees produce allergenic pollens? Fruit-bearing trees do not trigger allergies because they are insect-pollinating. Pollens of fruit trees are heavy and sticky, thus, they cannot be carried away by the wind. The pollens of plain looking trees are the one