Definition of flowering cherry in English:

flowering cherry

Syllabification: flow·er·ing cher·ry

noun

  • An ornamental tree grown for its spring blossom, the fruit not being considered edible.
    • Genus Prunus, family Rosaceae: several species, in particular P. serrulata and its hybrids
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    • They planted a spring flowering cherry tree, two buddleia bushes and a laurel bush, along with daffodil bulbs.
    • Spring flowering trees such as flowering cherries, plums and apricots should not be pruned during winter, otherwise you will cut off many of the flowers.
    • These are gardens for all seasons with the rhododendron dell, the azaleas and flowering cherry trees in spring, and the rose gardens in summer.

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