Japanese apricot blossoms 2

26/02/2006

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Japanese apricot blossoms are not so enchanting as cherry.
Modest enough.


The history admired by Japanese is longer than cherry blossoms.
It was from the beginning of Japanese hitory.
The origin is in China.

On the other hand,cherry blossoms became popular just after the kind of "Somei-yoshino" cherry tree was produced through the process of hybrid at the end of Edo-era,about 150 years ago.

"Somei-yoshino" cherry blossoms are the ones which we appreciate every spring
.(click the picture)

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