Cherry var. Kawazu-zakura


Cerasus × kanzakura ‘Kawazu-zakura’/ Cherry var. Kawazu-zakura/ カワヅザクラ 河津桜
Blossoms of Original tree of herry var. Kawazu-zakura

学名/ Botanical name : Cerasus × kanzakura ‘Kawazu-zakura’

シノニム/ Synonym : Cerasus lannesiana ‘Kawazu-zakura’, Prunus lannesiana ‘Kawazu-zakura’

英名/ English name : Cherry var. Kawazu-zakura

別名/ Alternative English name:

日本名/ Japanese name: カワヅサクラ 河津桜

原産地/ Original : Japan


One of the most early blooming cherry variety start blooming February, discovered in Kawadu town in Izu peninsula. The color of the flowers and the early blooming that blooms downward are considered to be the influence of the Kanhio or Taiwan cherry (Cerasus campanulata), and the large size of flower is coming from Oshima cherry (Cerasus speciosa ) and this variety is considered to be developed by natural cross of both varieties. The seedlings develped from the original tree were planted on banks of Kawadzu river or in the town, it makes Kawadzu town very popular town of cherry, and this variety becomes popular in Tokyo.



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