Prunus x yedoensis (Yoshino Cherry)
Location: Commonly planted in Japanese cities in North America and sometime Europe.
Thought to be a hybrid between the Spring Cherry (Prunus subhirtella) and the Oshima Cherry (P. speciosa).
Leaves are doubly toothed glossy on upper surface with hairy veins below
Fragrant flowers open in late March or early April, about 2.5cm pale pink or white on red stems.
Fruits are about 1cm across and ripen black in August. They are bitter to the taste.