Will March snow ruin Washington's cherry blossoms?

As the northeastern United States braces for the biggest snowstorm of the winter, officials in Washington had other concerns—the fate of the city's prized cherry blossoms, which draw hordes of tourists every year.

'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan

A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected—and with very surprising flowers.

Tokyo cherry trees reach full bloom

Tokyo's cherry trees were in stunning full bloom on Friday, Japan's weather agency said, marking the second earliest blossoming in the capital on record.

Climate change to deal blow to fruits, nuts: study

Climate change is expected to alter the global industry in fruits and nuts dramatically as tree crops such as pistachios and cherries struggle in the rising temperatures, researchers said.