Chery blossom dating
This year’s Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9 and April 15-16, 2017.All are welcome to join in the festivities as we celebrate heart Japanese and Japanese American culture in San Francisco’s Japantown!On Japan's southern, subtropical islands of Okinawa, cherry blossoms open as early as January, while on the northern island of Hokkaido, they bloom as late as May.
Strong wind and rain can cut the blooming season even shorter.
Expert photographers will tell you, taking a captivating cherry blossom shot requires the right scene.
Another thing they'd tell you is to take a picture at the right moment.
Otherwise, find plenty of nearby blossoms to frame a shot of the memorial’s iconic portico and dome. Memorial's nickname, the Stone of Hope, comes from a line in King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
Let pink and white blossoms dot the foreground of a photo featuring the prominent statue—the 30-foot structure is surrounded by 182 new cherry blossom trees planted for the opening in 2011.