Cherry tree

Cherry: Generalities

The meaning attributed to the cherry tree over the centuries and in different populations is discussed and controversial: in Central European countries the cherry tree has always been considered the protector of the fields against the bad guys; in the Scandinavian countries and in Great Britain, on the other hand, it is the symbol of misfortune and of next misfortunes; in the East and in particular in Japan, cherry is the emblem of sensuality and femininity.