A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus,
particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is called sakura after
May 2, 2014 ... Cherry blossom season usually lasts about a month from the earliest bloomers—
this year the ever-blooming cherry (Prunus sargentii ...
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The cherry blossom tree is truly a sight to behold, especially ...
Cherry blossoms are Japan's national flowers. The cherry blossom trees are
known as "Sakura" in Japanese. They are ceremonial symbols in Japan and are
Apr 9, 2014 ... The exquisite beauty of cherry blossoms only occurs for a few weeks from the
end of March to the beginning of April. Photo by Maki Matsuda.
Q. Why do the Japanese like cherry blossoms so much? A. In much of Japan, the
flowering cherry trees (which the Japanese call sakura) come into full bloom ...
Mar 20, 2014 ... In Japan, cherry blossoms, or sakura, are the rock stars of the plant kingdom.
People obsess over them, their rare public appearances send ...
News reports and cherry blossom watchers often talk about the “peak bloom”
date. But that's not exactly the same thing as what we might commonly refer to as
Although the sakura, or cherry blossom, tends to be associated with Japanese
culture, this delicate pink blossom's beauty is appreciated in cities around the.
Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of
3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, ...