Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Apricot (anzu)

Plum blossoms (ume or prunus mume) always steal the show in Japan as one of the first blossoms of spring and in hanami flower viewing.

 Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at PhotobucketPeach (Momo)

But the blossoms of the many other related trees that follow the plums, like the fruiting cherries as well as the true apricot (hana no anzu) in the photo immediately above as well as the peach (hana no momo or prunus persica – see top of the page) are just as spectacular as well.

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