You can always count on the Whitcomb cherry trees located at Nicola and Pendrell to announce the beginning of the Vancouver cherry blossom season: they’re the first cherry trees to bloom in the city.

Whitcomb cherry trees on Nicola and Pendrell

The Whitcomb cherry blossoms are currently 40% open and worth a visit if you’re in the Vancouver West-End area.

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Due to the presence of many electrical wires, you’ll need to zoom to get good pictures.

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Don’t forget to look at your feet: the fallen blossoms can make good photos too.

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Use the VCBF neighbourhood map to locate Whitcomb cherry trees in your area.

Happy cherry blossom viewing!