Cherry Blossoms By: Maddison Pike and Mary Karaolis Class: 7V Japanese
Information on the cherry blossom • The cherry blossom is a native tree in Japan it blossoms in spring only for a few days. • There are many varieties of cherry blossoms in Japan such asSomei Yoshino, Yamazakura, Shidarezakura, Ichiyo, Ukon, Jugatsuzakura, Kikuzakura, Shogetsu, Fugenzoand Kanzan.
History of the cherry blossom • The tree originates from Japan. • The Japanese name for the tree is sakura (桜 or 櫻; さくら). • The cherry blossom is celebrated in spring as a festival which goes for 16 days.
Facts about the cherry blossom • The cherry blossom is the unofficial national flower of Japan. • All over Japan the cherry blossom is celebrated every spring by young and old. • The cherry blossom festival started March 27, 1912.
Bibliography • www.google.com.au • www.googleimages.com.au • www.wikipedia.org • www.tokyo-top-guide.com • www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org • www.japan-guide.com • www.blossoms.com • www.japaneselifestyle.com.au • www.imdb.com • www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org