Cherry, Yoshino

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This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.

Scientific Name:
Prunus yedoensis


Native to:

Mature Height and Width:
35-40 feet by 30-40 feet

Additional Notes:
One of the famed Japanese cherry species responsible for Washington D.C.’s famed cherry blossoms, Yoshino cherry is widely planted worldwide especially for its spectacular display of white-pink flowers that bear a delicate almond fragrance.