Why are plants leaves green?

Answer they reflect green wavelenths of light.

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Tropical Plants With Green & Red Leaves?

The red color present in the leaves of many tropical plants is due to anthocyanin pigments in their leaves. Some plants have completely red leaves or green leaves with red undersides, while others ... Read More »

Can Sevin Dust on green pepper plants cause wrinkled leaves?

Insecticide injury in pepper plants is caused when the plant is over-exposed to products such as Sevin Dust. The insecticide can cause wilting leaves, color distortion and even lesions. To avoid th... Read More »

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Flowering Plants With Leaves That Resemble Small Hollyhock Leaves?

The common hollyhock, a staple of cottage gardens, is known botanically as Alcea rosea. It is a tall biennial plant, grown for its showy single (five petals) or double flowers in shades of white, y... Read More »