Momo (peach blossoms)

>> Saturday, April 24, 2010




Cherry blossoms (Sakura), Plum blossoms (Ume) and Peach blossoms (Momo) might look all the same but they are different in the shape of their petals as well as the number. These are peach blossoms they have more petals in layers compared to plum and cherry blossoms which have 5 each.



A peach tree in bloom, we're still waiting for its fruits, though I can't be sure if they are the type that bears fruit.


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13 comments:

Hilda April 25, 2010 at 3:00 AM  

I am always envious of trees that bloom this profusely. I have not seen any like them in Manila, and they're so gorgeous!

Welcome to the CDP community, Anna! About the only thing I know about Narita is that the airport for Tokyo is there. ;) So I'm definitely looking forward to learning more about it through your eyes.

Stephany April 25, 2010 at 12:24 PM  

Beautiful peach trees, Anna! I always have to look close at the flowers to tell the difference between the peach and plum. The blossoms are so pretty.

guild-rez April 25, 2010 at 1:38 PM  

Anna,
thank you for your lovely pictures!!

This Is My Blog - fishing guy April 25, 2010 at 2:18 PM  

Anna: I hope you get some great fruit from the blooms.

Carver April 25, 2010 at 2:33 PM  

The peach tree in bloom is so beautiful. Great shots!

Barb April 25, 2010 at 3:13 PM  

Hello Anna, Such a profusion of blossoming trees! I was in Narita once on my way to China and later toured Japan for a week.

peppermint April 26, 2010 at 12:47 AM  

What a pretty blossom. I hope someday I can see it with my own eyes. And welcome to CDP community. ^__^

Daniela April 26, 2010 at 7:19 AM  

Wow! Pink blossom heaven :)

Denise April 27, 2010 at 5:46 PM  

So very beautiful! Thank you for sharing these lovely photographs.

Anonymous,  April 20, 2011 at 10:45 AM  

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awsome explorer 2000,  April 20, 2011 at 10:48 AM  

I am doing a Japan Project on Ikebana. Have any info. for me?

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