When We Look At A Leaf We See The Colors. When we see a green leaf, it’s because all the colors hit the leaf and the green. Green light is reflected off the surface of the leaves due to which they appear green.
See below for times of the year of peak foliage around the country: When we look at a leaf, we see the colors of light that are reflected off its surface. This is because cholorphyll in plants gives the leaf its colour.