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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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MiharuTakizakura 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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