A Walk on the Landmarks Many Ume Blossoms Blooming
Japanese loves seeing plum blossoms early spring, so they call it 'Umemi',
a plum is called 'Ume' in Japanese. And some said that seeing plum blossoms
was popular among people in Edo
in Edo period
, and samurais liked planting plum trees because of their fruits, Japanese
loves Umeboshi. Kafu Nagai
, a famous writer lived in Ichikawa
after WWII, more loved plums than cherry blossoms, so he often searched for plum blossoms in early spring.
Anyway, plum blossoms tell that spring is coming since it blooms in cold
season. The plum blossoms blooming under the clear blue sky is excitingly
beautiful. Please enjoy seeing them with your warm clothing.
The Noted Spots Covered with Plum Blossoms
It has a small garden covered with plum blossoms.
An old huge plum tree fully blooms in Febraury.
A few plum trees near Hokkedo and Yonsokumon Gate.
There are several kinds of plum trees in its site.
White plum blossoms bloom in the garden.
Ume Matsuri (Plum blossoms Festival) is held in the park.
It is one of the most beautiful ume gardens in Edogawaku.