|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 |
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