>>1376>Portuguese merchants brought the first orange trees to Europe from Asia in the late 15th and early 16th century, along with the Sanskrit naranga, which gradually became "orange" in English.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_(colour)#History_and_art
Also, carrots were originally purple. Western modern carrots are a more recent (~16th century.
it all makes sense now….
When I posted this >>1341
that's exactly what I was thinking of sush.