Cherry Blossom trees

Cherry Blossom trees

There are more than one hundred Cherry Blossom trees varieties we found in Japan. A little of them are wild varieties inhabitant to Japan’s forests, such as the Yamazakura, but the great majority of them have been refined by humans over the centuries for attractive utilise in gardens and parks. By far the most well-liked Cherry Tree variety today is the chiefly pretty, refined Some Yoshino.

The blossoms change colours

A lot of are dark pink when in grow, lighter pink when they first blossom, And then ultimately pale pink or white. There are some interesting on this, although. The blossoms of ‘Ukon’, for occurrence, Progress from greenish yellow to white, and then pink.

Number of petals

Mainly wild trees, but as well a lot of cultivated tree varieties, have blossomed with five petals. On the other hand, some species have blossoms which consist of ten, twenty or more petals. Cherry Blossom trees of more than five petals are called Baeza Kura. Cherry blossom species logically have five petals, but some cultivars are bred for fuller blossoms and have much more. The pink twice blossoms of ‘Kanzan’ have a lot of as 28 petals each.

Cherry Blossom Plant Care


  • Maintaining a fresh nearby is very main to keep nuisance and illness problems down for Cherry Blossom trees.
  • Bird evils on Cherry Blossom trees can be vetoed by planting your trees near people or pets and by netting.
  • Diseased fruit leaves, and pruning’s on Cherry Blossom trees be supposed to be removed at once and either burned to kill insect larvae and disease spores or cracked in a hot muck pile.
  • A number of ordinary problems saw in Cherry Blossom trees are Plum curculio, Brown rot, cherry fruit flies, cherry leaf spot and bacterial blight.

Time of blooming  cherry  blossom flower

Nearly all Cherry Tree variety bear blossoms in spring. Yaezakura, i.e. Cherry Blossom trees with blossoms of more than five petals, are typically the very last ones to open their blossoms, with blooming periods about two to four weeks after most five-pedaled species. A few tremendous varieties bloom in overdue autumn and during the winter months.