Prunus x yedoensis

Of all the flowering cherries, the Yoshino is perhaps the most famous in DC, adorning the Tidal Basin and other monuments. This small tree blooms in spring, has a wide and open crown with beautiful white-to-pink flowers and leaves that turn orange-red in the fall.

Size and Light Requirements

Yoshino Cherries rarely reach 30 feet tall and require full sun.

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All the trees in this guide have been selected by Casey Trees and are well adapted to the soil and conditions present in Washington, DC.

Photo Credits

cherryblossomwatch, Grant Hutchinson, halfrain, Via Tsuji