Each spring, the cherry blossoms lining Washington DC’s Tidal Basin burst into color in a beautiful display of floral fireworks.But the peak bloom period lasts only a few days, and precisely when it happens varies each year.COM_-513x250.jpg, https://cdn.cherryblossomwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Cherry-Blossoms-April-11-2015-35-COPYRIGHT-HAVECAMERAWILLTRAVEL.
It proceeds into areas at the higher altitudes and northward, arriving in Hokkaido a few weeks later.
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On average, the peak bloom occurs sometime around the last week or so of March through the first week or so of April.
This site brings together information about visiting the cherry blossoms and Washington DC, peak bloom forecasts, and up-to-date photos to help you make the most of your own visit or follow along from afar.
Now that we’re at three days after the peak bloom day, the cherry blossoms are turning pink and still looking great, but they’re also becoming fragile.