Heads up, false friends use familiarity as camouflage. 
In the source language deciduous might be confused with apathy
but nothing could be further away from desidia than the timed impermanence of leaves. 
Yes, even forests engage in a form of family planning. 
We took for granted the tree outside our window until it failed to bud.
A ginkgo, they cut it down when the building across the street went up.