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Photographs capture cherry bloom explosion on ‘blossom lane’ at Brookside Reservation

The Japanese cherry trees are blooming at Brookside Reservation. Cleveland Metroparks annually...
The Japanese cherry trees are blooming at Brookside Reservation. Cleveland Metroparks annually offers walks through "blossom lane" in April.(Michael K. Dakota)
Updated: Apr. 19, 2019 at 5:11 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - “Blossom lane” at Brookside Reservation is in full bloom.

The Yoshino cherry trees, first planted in the 1990s were a gift from the Japanese Association of Northeast Ohio to the citizens of Cleveland.

The gift was in appreciation to the American people for their friendship.

The gift of more than 100 trees were planted at the Brookside Reservation, part of the Cleveland Metroparks since 1993.

The Japanese cherry trees are blooming at Brookside Reservation. Cleveland Metroparks annually...
The Japanese cherry trees are blooming at Brookside Reservation. Cleveland Metroparks annually offers walks through "blossom lane" in April.(Michael K. Dakota)

Visitors to the park can take the “blossom stroll" and learn the cultural history of the trees.

The Brookside Reservation is one of the City of Cleveland’s oldest neighborhood parks. The reservation is a 132-acre refuge for wildlife.

The Japanese cherry trees are blooming at Brookside Reservation. Cleveland Metroparks annually...
The Japanese cherry trees are blooming at Brookside Reservation. Cleveland Metroparks annually offers walks through "blossom lane" in April.(Michael K. Dakota)

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