Sakura Watch, May 12, 2017 late bloomers begin with the Akebono / Fugenzo variety of cherry blossom starting to open and have their moment in the sun. While you can still catch a glimpse of a few Yoshino sakura cherry blossoms scattered around the park, they are less the 1% left. What these blossoms look like […]
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Sakura Watch, May 2, 2017 cherry blossoms fall throughout High Park after a few consecutive days of rain and wind shorten the full bloom. While exploring the park this evening, I was walking over carpets of sakura cherry blossom petals that had already fallen. Peak, full bloom may be done, but blossom are not over […]
Sakura Watch, April 28, 2017 finally full bloom throughout High Park for all the sakura cherry blossoms! As originally predicted, this weekend of April 28-30 will be THE peak, full bloom of all blossoms in High Park. This may be be the last chance to enjoy them before forecast rains beginning this Sunday to Tuesday will […]
Sakura Watch, April 24, 2017 peak bloom has begun but there’s more to come as each area of the park have trees in varied stages of bloom. The best news for many is that even if you miss the blossoms opening now, there are still more to enjoy this following weekend! What is in peak bloom As […]
Sakura Watch, April 21, 2017 see slow progress with the cherry blossoms as the cool, overcast weather has once again slowed progress. All of the trees in the park are showing clear signs they are days away from opening. All we need are a few sunny, warm days to help them along. Test in patience Like […]
Sakura Watch, April 19, 2017 is the first day the sakura cherry blossoms begin to bloom as spots of white flowers dot the tree line for the first time! Walking through High Park tonight saw only very few blossoms opened, but the majority of the florets are getting ready to bloom soon. Today can be said […]
Sakura Watch, April 17, 2017 surprise! Cherry blossoms bloom begins this weekend as we see most of the buds florets emerging from the sakura buds! Call it an Easter miracle, a sign of climate change or an answer to wishes of thousands of eager Toronto blossom fans, the bloom date has yet moved up again to […]
Sakura Watch, April 14, 2017 see cherry blossom bloom dates get closer as significant sakura bud development have ramped up to stage 3 and even stage 4 throughout the park. Look at the photos taken Thursday afternoon and we can verify the bloom dates will start even sooner then earlier estimated! Buds in Stage 3 […]
Sakura Watch, April 8, 2017 show signs of bud progress as nearly all the sakura cherry blossom trees seen in High Park have entered the second stage of development. Tell tale signs of green tops, bulbous round shapes and bronze coloured layered bases are clear indicators these buds are healthy and continue to grow. Warmer […]
Sakura Watch, April 1, 2017 blossom buds begin the next stage of development. Green tips are more obvious across many blossom buds and demonstrate the progress is slowly moving along. Tips and Weather Weather continues to be a key factor in how the buds transform into the beloved sakura cherry blossoms. Due to this yo-yo mix of warm and […]
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