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These Umineko cherry tressĀ  provide a nice spot for hanami picnic at the Queen Elizabeth park’s duck pond.

 

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From the top of the hill, you get a beautiful view of downtown Vancouver.

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There are lots of blossoms on the trees. Cherry petals are just starting to fall.

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Umineko means “Seagull”, possibly because the edges of the white petals are round, like the wings of a seagull.

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The centre of the Umineko cherry blossoms will turn red before they fall.

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The branches offer a mix of fresh blossoms and older blossoms with red centre.

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In late afternoon, the sun goes through the blossoms.

Visit that location in the next week to have a hanami picnic under these beautiful Umineko trees

 

To learn more about Umineko cherry trees, check out Ornamental cherries in Vancouver.