A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata (桜 or 櫻; さくら). Currently it is widely Prunus serrulata · Sakura (disambiguation) · Mono no aware · Disambiguation. Sakura is the Japanese term for flowering cherry trees — Prunus serrulata — that produce beautiful cherry blossoms for a short time each. Sakura bloom and die fast. The flower petals fall down constantly, making the ground of the sakura tree area filled with white or pale pink petals. This feature is.