Yoshino Cherry Tree Its Oriental branching pattern displays a pure white cloud of delicate flowers that make your landscape look like springtime on parade… Chose this tree to – • Border driveways • Accent small areas in your lawn • Highlight outdoor living areas
Macon is in the pink in springtime, as 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees planted all over town unfurl their blossoms in the optimistically dubbed “Cherry Blossom Capital of the World.” The International Cherry Tree Festival, which was started 13 years after the first 500 trees were planted by city boosters in 1973, encompasses cherry blossom bus tours, a grand ball and parade, live music, bed races, a craft fair – and alligator wrestling. When to go: The International Cherry Tree Festival is…
Washington, USA Washington has been celebrating the cherry blossom since the trees were given as a gift to the city in 1912 from Tokyo's Mayor Ozaki. The National Cherry Blossom Festival lasts from March 20 - April 14 and involves 3000 trees, with a parade on April 13, featuring floats, giant balloons and musical performances.
INTERNATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL; Macon, GA (March 17–April 3) - Forget elbowing through the crowds in Washington, DC. The few thousand Yoshino cherry trees in the country's capital will feel measly compared with the 350,000 trees in Macon, where you'll have plenty of space (and time) to take gorgeous photos.