Signifies innocence as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of TaeKwon-Do.
Signifies earth from which the plant takes root and sprouts as TaeKwon-Do foundation is laid.
Signifies the plant growth as TaeKwon-Do skill begins to develop.
Signifies the heaven towards which, the plant matures into towering tree as training in TaeKwon-Do progresses.
Signifies Danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.
Opposite of white, therefore signifying maturity and proficiency in TaeKwon-Do. It also indicates the wearers imperviousness to darkness and fear.