The Japanese Yoshino Cherry tree is a hybrid cherry of unknown origin. It occurs as a natural hybrid in Japan and is now one of the most popular and widely-planted, cultivated, flowering cherries ("sakura") in temperate and semi-temperate climates worldwide.
Beautiful, ornamental, inexpensive and long lived, the Kwanzan Cherry Tree (a.k.a. Japanese Cherry, Hill Cherry, Oriental Cherry or East Asian Cherry) is a species of cherry native to Japan, Korea and China. It is known for its spring cherry blossom displays and festivals.