- Flower nameCherry blossom
- Scientific nameCerasus
- AliasCherry tree, sakura, さくら, サクラ, 桜花
- Place of originHimalaya
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Botanical Gardens, Park
- Flowering seasonApril
What is Cherry blossom
Sakura ,cherry blossom, scientific name:Cerasus L., is deciduous broad-leaved small rose of Prunus and mature trees native to Himalaya. In April, the flowers of small single white or pale pink or Yaesu short from the axis 4-5 units in clusters (corymbs) bloom. Japan spring flowers, hanami is held in the country. That's why falling petals, and many brave things liked this flower in Japanese. Through the falling petals petals in the sky is known as "sakura fubuki". Beautiful fall foliage. Gardening products made of typical breed and crossbred with the Oshima cherry and Edo-Higan ' someiyoshino ' there. First year of the Meiji era, from the Tokyo somei (now Komagome) spread throughout the country. And planting trees, street trees, Park trees, wood is used in the caddy. Bark becomes Sakuramochi leaf packs and leaves or crude wooden crafts and dye flowers salted as a lucky charm "sakurayu" drunk on the auspicious occasion, fruit is edible in the cherries. Japan from the United States to cherry (Prunus yedoensis) of was awarded a sapling to commemorate the Queen Sakura has been chosen, in the United States every year in April in Washington "Cherry Blossom Festival" was held. Cherry's return from the United States was awarded hanamizuki. Please refer to the feature cherry tree cultivars.
Common name: Sakura (cherry blossom), scientific name Cerasus L., origin: Himalayas, living type: deciduous broad-leaved low-tree , Height: 3-25 m bark: black in horizontal direction of eyes, leaf color: green → red (fall), leaf: pointed oval / oblong leaf arrangement: alternate, serrated: aerobic, Monoecious, flower-shaped: asymmetric flower, floral: long, inflorescence: corymb , Corollaninomiya Crown, petal shape: single-petaled flowers, Half-Yaesu, double -petaled, pistils of: 1, number of stamens: 40, number of petals (petal): 5, sepals number: 5 (connected to a cylindrical base), flower color: white, pink, flowering: April, flowering period: one week around the floral: long, flower diameter: 3-5 cm, fruit: drupe.