No.19 The Komazakura of Akiyama
The Komazakura cherry tree in the area of Akiyama is a giant tree estimated to be over 500 years old. The sakura is an edohigan variety that stands alone atop a hill, nestled among mulberry fields with several stone monuments around its roots. It is an impressive 21 meters tall with a trunk circumference of more than five meters. The sight of the magnificent tree in bloom is simply awe-inspiring.
|Address||Aza Konagaishi, Oaza Akiyama, Kawamata Town, Date County, Fukushima Prefecture (福島県伊達郡川俣町大字秋山字小長石)|
|Peak bloom||Mid-to-late April|
|Access by train||40 minutes by bus bound for Kawamata from Fukushima Station on the Tohoku Main Line, get off at Junishiro bus stop, and then 30 minutes on foot|
|Access by car||40 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Fukushima-nishi IC|