The Colours of Autumn

November 15, 2010

These vivid colours are caused by a survival mechanism within the trees leaves…

Sciencemadesimple at Concordia University have a very clear explanation of the chemistry involved.

Just search for “leaves autumn sugar colour”.

Le Sentier

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2 Responses to “The Colours of Autumn”

  1. Walls Says:

    And how does Spring seem to you, now that it is here?


  2. Very vivid, in a blaze of pinks and yellows.In fact, we are just back from Autumn in Australia, so the change in the seasons is a bit of a visual shock.Many thanks for taking time to post, Walls.Regards, M.


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