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  1. Nadia White Rock

    Nadia White Rock Well-Known Member

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    Several Akebono at parking Featherstone Way-Riverside Way- Rd 5
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    Fun at the 2nd Annual Richmond Cherry Blossom Festival today.

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    More than 200 'Akebono' in bloom at Garry Point Park.
     
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    'Akebono' at what is now named Larry Berg Flight Path Park seem to have established themselves (7 years after planting). There are two different sizes of trees - perhaps more trees have been planted since November, 2011.
    Interesting park, including mini-runway.

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  4. wcutler

    wcutler Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Here is a new-to-us 'Yae-beni-shidare' that looks like it's not grafted. On Tilton at Murchison.
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  5. Willard

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    'Whitcomb' are starting to bloom in Richmond, too. I noticed these trees at the west entrance of the Richmond Hospital.
    Also, another Anna's hummingbird looking for nectar.

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    There is no stranger underneath the cherry tree. How true.

    I met Deely from Taiwan under the 'Akebono' at Garry Point Park in Richmond today. She was deliriously happy to experience the blossoms. It was contagious.

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    Some pest control, too.

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    Many thanks to Deely for sending me to Terra Nova Housing Co-operative in Richmond. Located on Westminster Highway west of No. 1 Road. It is LOADED with 'Akebono' for several blocks. A veritable maze of tunnels! Someone really likes 'Akebono'. Over 100 trees in the complex. Outstanding now.

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    I think Terra Nova qualifies as a Festival Favourite site.

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    Nice 'Beni-shidare' in full bloom on east side of No.1 Rd, north of Tucker.

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    Good-looking 'Snofozam' at 3131 Westminster Highway.

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    Just around the corner from the mature ungrafted 'Yae-beni-shidare' in previous post #361,

    is a young grafted 'Yae-beni-shidare' on Riverdale, south of Tilton.

    This young tree has a higher bloom percentage. Photos taken on same afternoon.

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    Healthy-looking 'Snofozam' at 5700 Vermilyea Court, south of River Road. Blooming now.

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    Precisely pruned 'Shiro-fugen' on NE corner of Maple Rd and Jaskow Gate.
    I love the colour combination of pale coral and rusty brown, at this moment.

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    Five 'Shiro-fugen' at 9260 No 2 Rd., nicely framing the entrance to Covenant Court. Full bloom now.

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    And five more 'Shiro-fugen' at the entrance to the Tapestry Church, also on No. 2 Rd, just south of Maple St.
    These young trees are planted quite close together.

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  18. Anne Eng

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    A line of Shiro-fugen trees on the north side of Moncton Street, just past Bayview, wave you on, making sure you're really leaving Steveston on April 29, 2019.

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    Pandora is in full bloom in Richmond!
    There is a row of Pandora Cherry Blossom trees currently in full bloom.
    The trees are on Jones Road near Garden City.
     

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    COLT is in full bloom. Near Sandman Hotel in Richmond.
    There are two trees, the smaller one across the parking lot has more blooms.
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    There are 3 trees blooming beautifully now.
    The trees all look healthy and they are at the entrance of an old mall.
    With all the developments going on in the city, I hope the city is not going to re-zone this area, else the tree may be gone together with the buildings.
     

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  22. Lisa L

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    the 'Rancho' trees outside the casino are in full bloom, no cars just a lovely row of pink!
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    some more cherries from our bike ride yesterday. Bridgeport and #3, Three heavily flowered trees in the parking area. Bridgeport was so quiet I was able to go across the street and take close ups of these trees....I think it is 'Akebono', but will let the experts confirm. I really like the pale pink on the reverse when in bud.
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    Lisa, Wendy says to look for knobby swellings on the twigs—the tell-tale mark of Some-Yoshino, as the extra petiole is of Akebono. I think you can see it in this photo of SY in MacDonald Park (Prince Edward at E44, Sunset neighbourhood post #128). Look to the twig at middle-left as it rises upwards.
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    i do see it. thanks. i have added to my notes :) the petaloid i knew about, but i don't see them all that often on the ones i think are akebono.
     

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