Atamizakura

Prunus kanzakura 'atami zakura'

  • Atamizakura
  • Atamizakura
  • Atamizakura
  • Atamizakura
  • Flower name
    Atamizakura
  • Scientific name
    Prunus kanzakura 'atami zakura'
  • Alias熱海桜, sakura, サクラ, cherry tree, 桜
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringSpecific area
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March
  • Language of flowersPale white

What is Atamizakura

Atami-zakura (scientific name: Prunus kanzakura) is a deciduous tree "Kanzakura" of the family Rosaceae in the Atami region that blooms from January to February. It makes pink to light crimson-collored, single and small, five-valved flowers bloom.

According to Atami Tourist Association official tourist website "Atami News", "Atami -zakura" is "the earliest cherry blossom in Japan", a type of Kanzakura originating in India. It was brought to Atami by Italians in the Meiji 4 era and proliferation was carried out and it is offered to Shimoda's Shrine, Ise Shrine and Togugosho. It was named "Atami-zakura", it was designated as a tree of Atami city. Parents are said to be 'Kanzakura' blossoms from Taiwan and Okinawa , and Japanese 'Yamazakura' , from pollen morphology analysis etc.

Common name: Atami-zakura, Scientific name: Prunus kanzakura, another name (official name): Kanzakura, Height of trees: 4 to 6 m, leaf shape: oval, flowering period: January to March, inflorescence: corymb, flower color: light crimson, flower blooming method: Flower size: small-bloomed.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Prunus
  • Species
    P. kanzakura
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous broad-leaved
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height400.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 3.0 cm

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