Just this past week, the National Park Service (NPS) forecasted that Washington, D.C. ‘s famous cherry blossoms will reach peak bloom— when 70 percent of the flowers are open—between April 2–5, 2021. 1 день назад
The most famous and best place to see cherry blossoms in DC is the Tidal Basin. Tourists flock to the basin every year to see more than 3700 cherry trees bloom. White granite monuments like the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument provide a stunning backdrop to cherry blossom pictures.
The cherry blossoms (sakura) usually bloom in the last week of March and the first two weeks of April in Kyoto (roughly between 20 March and 14 April ). In an average year, the blooms peak on 1 April in Kyoto.
Peak Bloom Prediction April 2-5, 2021
|Year||Green Buds||Peak Bloom|
|2020||Feb 28||Mar 20|
|2019||Mar 5||Apr 1|
|2018||Feb 25||Apr 5|
The average peak bloom date, which is when 70% of the flowers of the cherry blossom trees are open, is around April 4. In the past, peak bloom has occurred as early as March 15 and as late as April 18. The entire blooming period can last up to 14 days, which includes the days leading up to peak bloom.
The best times to visit Washington, D.C., are from September to November and March to May. Second to fall is spring, which is also a mini high season thanks to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in late March and early April.
There are more than 30 varieties of cherry trees in the National Arboretum, and they bloom over a much longer period of time than those at the Tidal Basin. The trees at the arboretum begin blooming at least two weeks earlier, and you can still see flowers well into May.
Where to See Cherry Blossoms in the US: The Complete List Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Cherry Blossom Festival Hawaii. Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol, Salem, Oregon. Macon Georgia International Cherry Blossom Festival. The Washington DC National Cherry Blossom Festival. Dallas Arboretum. Portland Japanese Garden Cherry Blossom Festival, Oregon. The University of Washington, Seattle.
Kenwood, Maryland is known for its cherry blossoms and is a delight to walk through when the Yoshino cherry trees are full of pink blooms. The peak of the bloom is often the first week of April, but it can vary as much as 10 days from year to year.
The Japan Meteorological Corporation predicts Tokyo’s cherry blossoms will reach their full bloom on March 24th.
Cherry trees start producing blooms in the spring in preparation for putting out cherries. Blossoms attract bees and beneficial insects to the tree and allow them to pollinate the flowers, encouraging the development of fruit. Cherry trees produce leaves in the spring as well.
There are spots in every borough—here are some of the best places to spot cherry blossoms. Roosevelt Island. Copy Link. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Copy Link. Cherry Walk. New York Botanical Garden. Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum. Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Queens Botanical Garden. Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
NPS Revises Peak Bloom Prediction The National Park Service has revised their 2020 cherry blossom peak bloom forecast. They now predict that they’ll reach peak bloom sometime between March 21 and 24.