• Sakura Watch April 17, 2018 – The cherry blossom trees have survived the storm

    Sakura Watch April 17, 2018 - The cherry blossom trees have survived the storm - even snow and ice wasn't enough to deter these buds from getting ready to make their grand entrance into spring 2018! Though walking through High Park you do see small branches or twigs scattered around the snow covered grounds, the overall…

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  • Sakura Watch April 12, 2018 – Little change seen throughout High Park

    Sakura Watch April 12, 2018 - Little change seen throughout High Park. As mentioned in previous updates, the cooler temperatures have continued to slow the blossom buds progress. There was very little change seen during this visit. Of note was to see a few more buds showing green tips, but overall the trees are still only…

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  • Sakura Watch April 5 & 6, 2018 – Next stage begins as snow falls

    Sakura Watch April 5 & 6, 2018 - Next stage begins as snow falls over the sakura cherry blossom trees in High Park. In a mix of good and bad news, spring 2018 is beginning to look as a repeat of the weather challenged spring we had perviously in 2016. As was the case then, continued winter weather has slowed the progress…

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  • Sakura Watch March 28, 2018 – Easter weekend shows slow progress

    Sakura Watch March 21, 2018 - Easter weekend shows slow progress throughout High Park as winter weather continues in Toronto. This recent visit did however raise the hope that there may be signs the sakura // cherry blossom trees could move into the next stages as early as next week. Watch the latest update below:

    Positive…

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  • Sakura Watch March 21, 2018 – Buds locked in early stages

    Sakura Watch March 21, 2018 - Buds locked in early stages of development due to continued cold weather throughout the early days of spring in Toronto. This recent visit to High Park has show little has changed with the sakura // cherry blossom trees since my last visit. Watch the latest update below:

    Bright Side
    On…

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  • Sakura Watch March 14, 2018 we see snow and buds

    Sakura Watch, March 16, 2018 we see snow and buds as winter won't yet give up its grip. Sorry for the delay in posting this update, however if you have been following me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube, you would have seen this video update posted a couple days ago. Currently I am having some hosting issues…

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Sakura Bud & Blossom Tracker

Updated April 17, 2018Sakura Watch continues with 7th visit.

The tracker displays the approximate % of bud and blossoms visible in all five (5) main areas of High Park.

ORANGE bars represent bud development.

PINK bars represent cherry blossoms in bloom.

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(1) by sports fields
(2) big hill and winding path
(3) Akebono / Fegunzo (late bloom)
(4) by Grenadier Pond & dock
(5) by playground & zoo

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