Tracking the changing leaves in Green Country

When to expect to see the fall foliage in Green Country

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Fall is here, and the leaves are changing. There are some beautiful spots around Green Country to see the foliage yourself.
  • FOX23 Meteorologist Brad Carl learned from experts that there are three chemicals involved in the color change leaves experience: carotenoids, anthocyanin and green chlorophyll.
  • Carotenoid produces yellow and orange shades, while anthocyanin produces red shades.
  • Deciduous leaves produce red, orange and yellow shades year-round.
  • Green chlorophyll masks the colors until fall.
  • Foliage in Green Country is expected to be at its peak in the next 1-2 weeks.