Information on cherry tree blossoms

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Information on cherry tree blossoms
Cherry trees produce striking blooms in spring. (Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty Images)

The cherry tree blossom is a thing of beauty. Lasting a mere two weeks in early spring, they bring a splash of colour after a long winter. Filled with symbolism, they hold a deep meaning for many cultures.

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Colour

Cherry tree blossoms can vary from a deep pink to white, depending on the species.

Size

The cherry tree blossom contains a varying number of petals that can range in size from 3/4 inch to 1 1/2 inches.

Meaning

In the Chinese culture, the cherry blossom represents feminine beauty. In Japan they represent the nobility and strength to accept all phases of one's life as taught by the Buddhist religion.

Warning

If a cherry tree blossom is prematurely picked from the tree, it may take years for a new blossom to appear at that exact spot. This can affect the number of future blooms on a tree.

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