PBS NewsHour

Planning to Visit the Cherry Blossoms? Err on the Early Side

Clip: 03/19/2012 | 4m 43s

Cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. have bloomed exceptionally early next year. But this is nothing compared to when they might be blooming decades from now. Dr. Soo-Hyung Kim of the University of Washington says by 2080, cherry blossoms could be reaching their peak bloom as early as late February. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 03/19/12

Rating: NR

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