Why Does Fall Foliage Turn So Red and Fiery?
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There are different thoeries about the color of beautiful autumn leaves. The variation in color occur for many reasons and in different stages of a tree’s life cycle. Our eyesight remind us that nature a living being as seasons change.
Leaves scream their final cries in color before dropping to the ground. Their shouts — in golden, crimson or scarlet — eventually fade to brown bellows, and their lifeless bodies dry up on the forest floor. It absorbs their crinkly corpses and that’s it — worm food. The fall of a leaf in autumn is an orchestrated death. A complex, brilliant, beautiful death.