City Plants & Trees
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Top 10 Springtime Cities in Bloom
The two best places to see cherry blossoms in New York are the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and Central Park, where you can also find various Japanese cultural activities to enjoy. Some tourists like to come in traditional Japanese clothes.
The famous fashion city has many parks and gardens to explore! Kew and Kensington Gardens, Regent Park, Greenwich Park, and many city streets have tons of plants to enjoy.
You’ll find cherry trees in full bloom around the Dutch capital, but in Amsterdam Bos is truly dense with cherry trees. The Sakura lane in the Kersenbloesem Park is also a very romantic place that’s worth checking out.
Along the banks of the Neris River next to the National Gallery of Art, you’ll find tons of cherry blossoms. It’s one of the most popular places to enjoy trees in the city. Lithuania’s weather is on the cold side, so the sakuras here bloom later than most other countries on the list.
The Jinhae Gunhangje Cherry Blossom Festival is the largest in the country! It attracts thousands of guests every year who enjoy the blooming trees and military band parade in the streets.
Kungsträdgården park is one of the most popular places in the capital. People gather here for day tours and other outdoor activities. And there are thousands of cherry blossoms blooming in the spring.
The Jacaranda is a tropical purple tree native to South America, which were brought here over 100 years ago. Now, it’s estimated that there are 70,000 trees in one of the capital cities!
Vancouver is a city that’s alive with vitality and fun activities. Through the month of April, you’ll find tons of cultural events, performances, and of course, the cherry blossoms in full bloom.
The Kawachi Fuji Gardens contain 20 different kinds of Wisteria! All the white, blue, pink, purple, and violet petals turn the environment into a kind of fairy tale. Going for a walk in this blooming tunnel is exciting, relaxing, and awe-inspiring!
This is one of the most popular sakuras viewing areas in the city. This romantic trail, full of 260 cherry trees, attracts nearly one million tourists from across the world every year.
Top 10 Cities with the Most Trees
In exciting news, the Dutch capital has announced that more than 11,000 parking lots will be demolished by 2025 to plant more trees.
Geneva has not only planted thousands of trees – they planted some unexpected varieties including Lebanese Cedars, Californian Sequoias, and even the odd-looking Plantanus plants!
This German city is famous for its dense, dark green forests. Every year, the city prunes their trees in preparation for spring.
This city isn’t just famous for its abundance of trees, but also for the beautiful aroma that’s emitted by citrus fruits.
The Sydney government is planning to plant at least 5 million trees by 2030, with a goal to boost tree canopy across the city by 40%. The botanical garden is the hometown of Wollemia, which is known locally as the ‘wishing tree’.
Johannesburg is famous for its lilac Jacarandas, which is usually arranged along the streets of the city. These exotic plants originally came from South America and are still praised and loved by the local people today.
The KwaZulu-Natal province, also known as the Garden Province, has an impressive canopy coverage of 23.7%. In addition, this coastal city is also famous for its cream and avocados, which you can pick and eat directly from the trees!
Tree plants in Cambridge continue to plant in the Cambridge garden and are very active volunteers maintaining the beauty of the place.
Vancouver ranks third in North America for the city with the most trees. The Canadian government even designed a free app you can download to identify trees around the city through their extensive image library.
Singapore is famous for its diverse and fashionable high-rise buildings, city squares, and trees. By 2030, Singapore hopes to expand its green space so that 85% of Singapore residents live within 400 meters of a park.