Cherry Tree (Yoshino)
May 5, 2014
|Usage/Symbolism ||The Yoshino cherry tree (prunus x yedeonsis) is the very symbol of spring beauty. The beauty of yoshino represents human life and the transformation of Japanese life throughout the ages. |
|Other Interesting Information ||The Yoshino cherry tree grows 40-50 feet tall, blooms in early spring with blossoms that change from white to pink. |
It was introduced in the United States in 1902.
The Japanese Yoshino is the lead of many parades, like the Macon Cherry Blossom Festival.
|Research conducted by: ||Seth Guest, BSA Troop 138 |
|Citations || https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/ |
“Arbor Day Foundation” [www.arborday.com]
“Nature Hills Nursery” [www.naturehills.com]
“Mississippi State University” [www.msucares.com]