Tuesday, February 26, 2019

South Korea | Azalea, Forsythia & Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019!

Finally, the best season, my favorite season is here. This year, the spring flowers are expected to bloom earlier than before. According to Kweather, the flowers are expected to start blooming in late February to mid-March; 1-4 days earlier than last year.

Forsythia will bloom in Jeju-do around March 11 and spread to Busan, Yeosu, Gwangju, Daegu and other southern regions starting March 12-23, and finally reach Seoul, Incheon, Daejeon and other central regions March 22-31.

Another popular spring flower, Azaleas, is expected to spread in Jeju-do around March 15 and move up to the southern region March 22-27, and reach the central region March 24 - April 2.

Photo: Cherry blossom forecast in Korea (Credit: Kweather)

For Cherry Blossoms, they are expected to bloom 4 - 7 days earlier than average.

According to Kweather, Jeju-do will see the first cherry blossoms around March 21. Cherry blossoms will bloom in Busan, Gwangju, Jeonju, Daegu and other southern regions around March 22 - 31, and reach Seoul, Incheon, Daejeon and other central regions around March 31 – April 7.

And for Korea’s representative cherry blossom festivals, such as Yeongdeungpo Yeouido Spring Flower Festival and Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival, will be held around March and April. For more information about the festival, please check the official website for updates.

With temperature rising, blooming period for other flowers has also sped up. In the same Rosales category as cherry blossom, the plum blossoms (Maehwa in Korean), will bloom earlier this year. Maehwa Festival, Gwangyang International Maehwa Festival, will be held from March 8 – 17, while Ttangkkeut Maehwa Festival in Haenam will be held from March 16 – 17.

For more detailed information on regional forecast, please check the Kweather website.


  1. Balik kampung ke tak nanti ni?

    1. Insya-Allah soon la kot... Sbb ada few group nak bawak trip kali ni


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