Indian Cherry Blossom tree is one of its kind, unlike Japan and other countries where cherry’s bloom during spring, Indian cherry blossoms bloom during the autumn season. Here, cherry blossom tree’s start to bloom in the October and last till end of November.
These Cherry Blossom trees are considered a gift from Himalaya. These grow in various Himalayan States like Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Sikkim & northern districts of West Bengal namely Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling, along with tropical highlands of Garo Hills and Khasi Hills in Northeast India where Prunus cerasoides is native to.
Cherry Blossom In Shillong
Shillong is the only city in India that hosts the Cherry Blossom Festival. The bloom marks the beginning of autumn in north-east India.
Put Shillong in your travel bucket list this year and witness these dreamy pink-and-white flowers.