Pink Cherry Blossom Cluster
A branch full of early blooming pink cherry blossoms with a hint of green and blue in the background, one of the first trees to open its buds at the start of the bloom season at Branch Brook Park, N.J. Located in Newark and Belleville, the park has one of the largest flowering displays in the country with approximately 28 varieties of single and double blossoms and weeping cherries in shades of pink and white. When in peak bloom, the thousands of trees are truly a sight not to be missed. The shape of the petals, the blossom color and the bloom period vary depending on the type of tree. Originally from Japan and introduced to the USA as a gift of Japan, the most common varieties here are Yoshino cherry with pale pink flowers, Kawazu-zakura trees which are the earliest blooming with large pink flowers, Shidarezakura (weeping cherry).
Yaezakura with large pink, multi-layered flower and Kazan.