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The Spectacular Cherry Blossom

Daksha Shah 0

Cherry blossom is known as “sakura” in Japanese, and it is the national flower of Japan. 

It is a symbol of renewal and hope and heralds the arrival of spring each year.

During cherry blossom season people are seen having picnics underneath the cherry trees. This is called “hanami”, or “flower viewing”, and it’s a custom that dates back many centuries.

The trees can be seen in full bloom is in April.The blooming period can last up to 14 days.

Daksha Shah

Daksha is an integral part of the editorial team at Zigya. Armed with a B.Tech degree, she oversees content quality assurance for Biology. Her subtle wit, observation skills and agile demeanour bring the buzz in the editorial team and ensures meeting stiff deadlines. An astute blogger, when not working Daksha prefers to spend her time with her canine companion, Spiky. Follow her work at

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