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Cherry Blossom Season 2023 Guide: How to Get a Cherry Blossom Tree

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) - Cherry Blossom Season 2023 Guide: How to Get a Tree

Here's our guide to Cherry Blossom Season 2023 in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Learn about when this season comes and how to get cherry blossom trees on your island below! Blink and you'll miss it!

Cherry Blossom Season
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When Does Cherry Blossom Season Start?

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Cherry Blossom Season Dates
Northern Hemisphere April 1–April 10
Southern Hemisphere October 1–October 10

Cherry Blossom trees will stay for 10 days during the Spring Season, where hardwood trees turn into pink Cherry Blossom trees.

Cherry Blossom trees bloom in CHerry Blossom season, which falls on April 1–10 in the Northern Hemisphere and on October 1–10 in the Southern Hemisphere.

List of Seasons and Seasonal DIY Items

Time-Travel to Spring

If you cannot wait for Springtime to arrive, you can time-travel by changing the time and date on your Switch system.

How to Time Travel

How to Get Cherry Blossom Trees

Have Hardwood Trees Planted

ACNH - A player selects a Hardwood tree in their pockets

Cherry Blossom Trees will appear from Hardwood Trees (non-fruit bearing), so make sure you have a lot of those planted.

Take note that Fruit Trees will not turn into Cherry Blossom Trees.

How Close Can You Plant Trees?

What Can You Get from Cherry Blossom Trees

Catch Cherry-Blossom Petals

ACNH - A player catches a cherry-blossom petal during Cherry Blossom Season

During Cherry Blossom season, you can catch the cherry-blossom petals floating around your island using your Net.

How to Get Cherry-Blossom Petals Fast

Craft DIY Cherry-Blossom Items

ACNH - Various Cherry-Blossom items displayed amidst Cherry Blossom Trees

Use cherry-blossom petals to craft DIY items from the Cherry-Blossom series. These include furniture, clothing, and more!

List of Cherry-Blossom Item Recipes

Get the Outdoor Picnic Set During the Daily Island-Wide Broadcast

ACNH - Isabelle announces that she has sent the DIY Recipe for an outdoor picnic set

As Isabelle announces the appearance of Cherry-Blossom Trees, you will also receive from her the DIY recipe for the Outdoor Picnic Set, which requires Cherry-Blossom Petals to craft.

Leaf Eggs (Northern Hemisphere)

ACNH - A Bunny Day Leaf egg sprouts in a Cherry Blossom Tree

For Northern Hemisphere players, the Cherry-Blossom Festival overlaps with another seasonal event called Bunny Day, which is also celebrated in the first two weeks of April.

During this event, you can find Bunny Day Eggs everywhere, including in Hardwood Trees. You can get a material called Leaf Egg which you can use to craft Bunny Day items.

Bunny Day (Easter) Event Info

Missing Cherry Blossom Trees?

Cherry-Blossom Trees are Only Available for 10 Days

Cherry-Blossom Trees in full bloom

Cherry Blossom Trees will only appear during the Cherry Blossom Festival in Spring, as mentioned in the first section above. After that, the hardwood trees will return to their normal state until Spring next year.

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