• Question: why are oranges orange?

    Asked by pasha8 to Indi, Jarv, John, Ken, Vicky on 16 Mar 2012. This question was also asked by adama.
    • Photo: John Prytherch

      John Prytherch answered on 16 Mar 2012:

      If they weren’t, we’d have to call them something else and everyone would get confused.

    • Photo: Vicky Young

      Vicky Young answered on 16 Mar 2012:

      technically lemons limes and grapefruits are oranges. So they can be lots of colours.

      No idea what gives them the colour though!