GardenDrumCherry blossom at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

The cherry blossom is in full swing in the Japanese Hill-and-Pond garden in Brooklyn Botanic Garden with a spectacular range of different cherries to enjoy.

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens has 26 different cherry species cultivars which extends the flowering display of many weeks. Many of the Prunus serrulata cultivars are flowering now.


Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s list of Prunus species

Prunus ‘Accolade’
Prunus ‘Snow Goose’
Prunus × dawyckensis
Prunus serrulata ‘Taoyame’
Prunus serrulata ‘Ojochin’
Prunus ‘Shirotae’
Prunus serrulata ‘Kuramayama’
Prunus serrulata ‘Ukon’
Prunus serrulata ‘Horinji’
Prunus serrulata ‘Ariake’
Prunus serrulata ‘Shogetsu’
Prunus × sieboldii
Prunus subhirtella
Prunus subhirtella ‘Pendula’
Prunus pendula ‘Yae-Beni-Shidare’
Prunus × hillieri ‘Spire’
Prunus subhirtella ‘Rosy Cloud’
Prunus × yedoensis
Prunus × yeodensis ‘Akebono’
Prunus ‘Jugatsu-zakura’
Prunus ‘Kanzan’
Prunus ‘Okame’
Prunus hirtipes
Prunus sargentii ‘Fudan-zakura’
Prunus serrulata ‘Hatazakura’


Here you can watch a lovely time-lapse video of the BBG cherries flowering.


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