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Robai, Wintersweet spots

Wintersweets, Robai in Japanese, is the winter flower that bloom from December to March. It has the beautiful yellow flowers and nice smell. Robai means a candle plum because their petals are looks like it.

The kinds of Robai
Mangetsu, fullmoon
Bloom from Nov. to March. It has circular petals and deep yellow color.

Soshin, pure heart
Bloom in Dec. to March. It has thinner and longer petals

Kihonsyu, Japanese Wintersweets
Bloom in Jan. to March. It has a purple color in the center.
Original Robai
Bloom in Feb. to March.It has thinner petals and dark red in the center.

Kaminagano Wintesweets

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Information

Kaminagano Wintesweets(上永野蝋梅の里), Robaino sato in Japanese is one of the largest Robai Forest located in Kanuma, Tochigi Prefecture. There are 4 different kinds about 600 Robai, Wintersweets. Robai blooms from the end of Nov. to March. It has the beautiful yellow flowers and nice smell. Robai means a candle plum because their petals are looks like it.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Admission: 300 Yen.
Time: 10:00 to 16:00
Season: From the end of Dec. to the middle of Mar.

Access
You need a car. Get off at Tochigi Inter of Tohoku Expressway.
Drive north to 199.

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