Best season to travel to Japan

Satonishiki Cherries

A bright red and luxurious variety of cherry

Satonishiki Cherries in Japan 2019 - Best Time
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© Eijun Ohta

Interestingly most cherry trees are cultivated for the blossom, not the fruit itself—some might not bear fruit at all. On the contrary, Satonishiki gives​ delicious small red cherries and are considered a luxury food.