Saturday, October 22, 2011

Psychedelic, Man!

Around here, the oak trees generally just turn brown in the fall.
This year, this tree got the message for the edges of its leaves
to stop getting chlorophyll, but the inner parts are still a bit green. 
The result is this fiery oak, looking like it was dressed by Peter Max.
Wooo hoo! After a week of rain and gloom, we get a tree party!

And it's dressed for outdoor work --
safety orange and safety yellow.
Do your eyes hurt yet?


dive said...

Ooooh, Intense!
Citrus greens and warm autumnal browns. Simply gorgeous. That tree must be so proud of its clothes this year.

Speedway said...

Oh, yeh, Dive. It was just glowing with pride.