On the hunt for Toronto’s cherry blossoms and different floral bushes? Use our interactive map

Questioning when Toronto’s Sakura (cherry blossom) bushes will bloom is an annual occasion for many individuals in Toronto that want to get outdoors and take of their magnificence, and Excessive Park is maybe the very best recognized place to go. Its fame solely grew during the last two years — with a lockdown in place and fencing erected, very like many workplaces, a webcam was the one view.

Fortunately, a latest metropolis announcement mentioned that they’re “readying to welcome folks again to viewing cherry blossoms up shut and in individual at Excessive Park for the primary time since 2019.” Additionally, though not introduced, the city confirmed that there are not any plans to erect fencing at Trinity Bellwoods Park through the cherry blossom tree bloom this yr.

Toronto’s High Park is open to vehicle traffic again and the barriers to access the cherry blossoms are open, allowing park visitors to walk among the blossoming trees that were a gift from Japan.

So, with the cherry bloom taking place throughout the town within the coming weeks, you may have one thing to look ahead to, and might plan your adventures now.

And, cherry bushes — though spectacular — will not be the one bushes to offer lovely flowers in spring. That will help you go looking for a flowering tree close to you, the Star has mapped a number of them, due to Toronto’s Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division, which maintains detailed information on avenue bushes within the metropolis.

You possibly can keep watch over cherry blossom improvement in Excessive Park, due to the Excessive Park Nature Centre’s photo updates and ideas for predicting “peak bloom”

The Metropolis of Toronto’s Festivals & Occasions Cherry Blossoms page maps out 15 areas across the metropolis for Sakura viewing.

Supply: Metropolis of Toronto, Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Observe: City Forestry does state that they presently updating and bettering avenue tree location data and that it’s an ongoing course of. Moreover, the database is massive, protecting over 530,000 data and yearly City Forestry can solely replace the amount that’s labored on. Some information could also be a number of years outdated and will haven’t been up to date just lately, so there could also be inaccuracies with the info consequently.


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