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滝桜 Miharu Takizakura

The Miharu Takizakura (三春滝桜?, litt. waterfall cherry tree of Miharu) is an ancient cherry tree in Miharu, Fukushima, in northern Japan. It is a weeping higan cherry (Prunus pendula "Pendula Rosea", benishidarezakura in Japanese) and is over 1,000 years old. It flowers in mid to late April, and its light pink flowers spread in all directions from the branches, like a waterfall.

The tree is 12 metres high, the trunk circumference is 9.5 metres, the east-west spread is 22 metres, and the north-south spread is 18 metres.

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  • Uploaded on April 15, 2013
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    by 樋口友克
    • Taken on 2013/04/14 00:27:49
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