Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 2:19PM
[chuck] in NYBG, Prunus serrulata, Science, sekiyama

A cluster of Japanese flowering cherry trees (Prunus serrulata sekiyama) has burst into bloom in front of my office at NYBG. Thousands of pink blossoms.  Truly one of the most opulent floral displays of spring.  And the ground below is already covered with fallen petals (see Eihei Dogen's Genjokoan for context).

Article originally appeared on thus i have seen (
See website for complete article licensing information.