According to Central Park, the beloved Yoshino cherry trees were a friendship gift from the Japanese government back in 1912, and they remain the “stars of spring” every season in the park!
After the first few sightings of the gorgeous pink and white blooms this past March, New Yorkers can expect the cherry blossom trees to reach peak bloom this month.
Typically peaking around early to mid April, you can already see a cherry blossom wonderland taking over the 843 acres of Central Park. But hurry quick, because the blooming period only lasts for about two weeks!
Here are 15 photos of the most beautiful blooms currently in Central Park: