The Japanese word for cherry is sakuranbo and cherry flavor is sakuranbo aji.
|Sakura no ki||桜の木|
Interesting facts about cherries in Japan
Cherries are fairly popular in Japan. They are harvested in June and July and wholesale prices range from $13 to $16 US per pound, which is not bad. However, not all cherries are equal in Japan..
For example, in Japan you get the Benishuho, Juno Heart, Sato Nishiki and the Gassan Nishiki cherry brands – and they can be expensive. Really expensive! Find out more about them here.