Mother Nature is using all the colors in her palette to create a beautiful landscape in Lancaster County.
Bright reds, yellows and oranges, along with darker purples and burgundy, have emerged this fall. It may seem like magic, but there's a scientific reason for the color change.
Chemical changes in the leaves result in color changes. In the fall, nutrients drain into the tree's branches, trunk and roots for winter storage, causing the leaves to stop producing the green pigment chlorophyll.
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