Although it’s still in February, the cherry blossoms in Chenshan Botanical Garden and Shanghai Botanical Garden have already made an appearance this year. Experts said that the main reason for the early blooming was due to the relative warmth and rain this winter.
Chenshan Botanical Garden: A wave of cherry blossoms will come into full bloom
In Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, several cherry trees blossomed quietly. According to the Garden, this species is “Kanzakura”, meaning “Cold Cherry”, originating in Japan. The color is light red and white.
The Cherry Blossom Garden of Chenshan Botanical Garden is located to the east of Gate 1. It covers an area of about 6,000 square meters. There are nearly 1,000 plants comprised of about 60 species from around the world.
Shanghai Botanical Garden: Cherry Blossom Season From February to April
In Shanghai Botanical Garden, the Kanzakura and bell-flower cherry have both started blooming. The Kanzakura is the earliest and most stable early cherry blossom in Shanghai. Then bell-flower cherry blossom originated in Fujian and Hunan provinces of China. The color of the flower is mainly pink and dark red.
The introduction and cultivation of cherry blossoms in Shanghai Botanical Garden has a history of more than 40 years. A total of 90 cherry blossoms have been introduced and gradually form a splendid view which lasts from early February to late April.
Editor： Zhu Yan