Beautiful And Spectacular Cherry Blossom Trees
A cherry blossom is also called sakura. Cherry blossom is speculated to be native to the Himalayas. Currently it is widely distributed in many countries like China, Japan, Europe, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India etc.
Japan has a wide variety of cherry blossoms about 200 cultivars can be found there. The most popular variety of cherry blossom in Japan is the Somei Yoshino. Its flowers are nearly pure white, tinged with the palest pink, especially near the stem.
They bloom and usually fall within a week. The trees look nearly white from top to bottom. Winter sakura or fuyuzakura begins to bloom in the fall and continues blooming sporadically throughout the winter.