Whole Blossoms wants you to understand the meaning of the Cherry Blossoms. The Cherry Blossoms is also known as Sakura by the Japanese. A ritual started during the Nara Period of having a picnic underneath the Cherry Blossom tree. This ritual was only for the Imperial Court but it quickly moved on to the samurai society and eventually everyone was having a picnic underneath the Cherry Blossom trees. It is said that the Cherry Blossom is recognized for extreme beauty and quick death. Many people believed the Japanese warriors that died would reincarnate in the Cherry Blossoms. The Japanese 100 Yen con has a Cherry Blossom on one of its sides.
The Cherry Blossoms grows in many places around the world including Australia, Canada, Brazil, China, Germany, India, The Netherlands, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States. These blossoms are salted and pickled so they can be used as tea in wedding ceremonies, but they cannot be drank in large amounts because the leaves has coumarin that is highly toxic.
Whole Blossoms understand that these Cherry Blossoms can be used in wedding decorations and floral arrangements. Fresh cut cherry blossom branches are prized for late Winter and Spring weddings. Use Cherry Blossom branches to create and embellish a number of setups including table centerpieces, flower girl baskets, boutonnieres, topiaries, and more.Â While Whole Blossoms ships branches to bloom in sync with your event, actual blooming can no longer be guaranteed given the fickle blossoming nature.
Whole Blossoms carries two basic Cherry Blossom branch products for your shopping convenience. This beautiful selection of fresh cut Cherry Blossoms Branches is available only from February to March, packed in 5-8 stems bunches, and come in medium lengths only.
When ordering wholesale Cherry Blossom branches, for Jan and Feb deliveries, it is recommended that delivery occurs 7 days before your wedding or event to permit adequate blooming. For Mar and later, a 4-5 day lead time before your wedding or event is suggested for proper blooming.