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What does a cherry blossom look like?

Color of the blossoms
Most varieties produce light pink to white blossoms, but there are also cherry trees with dark pink, yellow or green blossoms. For example, a blossom may open as a white flower and change color to pink over the course of a few days.

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Accordingly, what does a cherry blossom tree look like?

Its flowers are nearly pure white, tinged with the palest pink, especially near the stem. They bloom and usually fall within a week, before the leaves come out. Therefore, the trees look nearly white from top to bottom.

One may also ask, what do cherry blossoms symbolize? Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower of the spring, a time of renewal, and the fleeting nature of life. Their life is very short. After their beauty peaks around two weeks, the blossoms start to fall. A cherry blossom makes people merry.

Also asked, what do cherry blossoms look like before they bloom?

Stage One: Green Colour in Buds: Cherry blossoms emerge before the leaves on the tree. The first sign of their impending arrival are fat, round green buds on the branches of the tree. Stage Two: Florets Visible: About 14 days before peak bloom, the buds swell and florets (small flowers) start to become visible.

How many kinds of cherry blossoms are there?

Over 600 different varieties of cherry trees are grown today although we call them all “cherry trees” regardless of the variety. The shape of petals, the color and the blooming period are different from each other. Enjoy the cherry blossoms that are in peak bloom for the period you come to Japan.

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