Why Is an Apple Red?

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Different objects absorb different wavelengths of light. An apple appears to us as being red because the Apple actually absorbs the red wavelength.
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Red apples are colored by carotenoids and anthocyanins, which are pigments that aid photosynthesis.
All plants and trees contain a substance called chlorophyll which determines their pigment on the outside. For apples, the chlorophyll is what makes them red. Some apples are red, some green and shades of yellow.
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Surprisingly, red apples are actually green. When the wind blows the red apples they pick up more air friction, which causes them to heat up, and in turn change from green to red.
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Apples get their individual color from the distribution and concentration of polyphenols in their skins.
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If you mean all red, then Red Delicious and other varieties based on it are some. There are hundreds of types of apples that are at least partly red and overlain with stripes or another
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