Cherish cherry’s pictures

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Spotted a few cherry trees along Evans Road outside Singapore Botanic Gardens.  To my surprise, it is beaming with shinning and juicy fruits but with no birds chirping happily with their fine cuisine.  For that, I have a strong reason to believe the fruits will not taste as sweet as it looks.

Otherwise, birds would not have enough to share it with the worms and the ants would be happily singing and carrying it all the way home.

If not, these strings of ruby gems wouldn’t be hanging there like dropping musical notes, waiting for an artist to complete the beautiful song.

Or else, all these ripe and unripe cherries will be ferry all the way to the supermarket for sales.

Then, today, I wouldn’t be able to have a chance to share them with you and cherish these cherries’ pictures with all!

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30 thoughts on “Cherish cherry’s pictures

    Animalcouriers said:
    May 8, 2013 at 1:17 am

    Perhaps the birds are waiting for the optimum ripeness? They can get very fussy when there is so much to choose from!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 8, 2013 at 9:27 pm

      Right! It just like going buffet! 🙂

        Animalcouriers said:
        May 8, 2013 at 11:04 pm

        You said it and the birds know the best table!

        Sydney Fong responded:
        May 8, 2013 at 11:56 pm


    Leisa said:
    May 8, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    I wonder if they have been sprayed with pesticides 😦

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 8, 2013 at 9:28 pm

      It could be, I never thought of that! 😦

        Leisa said:
        May 9, 2013 at 4:18 am

        I hope not 😦 But thats what came to mind..very clever birds if it has

        Sydney Fong responded:
        May 9, 2013 at 10:27 pm

        Haha! Not a dumb one!

        Leisa said:
        May 10, 2013 at 3:19 am


    Gretchen Del Rio said:
    May 8, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    You must be right. I’m glad that the birds left them for us to see. On to a more tasty supper!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 8, 2013 at 9:29 pm

      Like others said, it might have more choices over the other side of the table! 🙂

    nightlake said:
    May 9, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    They look delicious:)

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 9, 2013 at 10:32 pm

      I did tried, it is very sour! 😥

        nightlake said:
        May 9, 2013 at 10:36 pm


    May 10, 2013 at 10:23 pm

    Hi Sydney, I like your pictures, very nice. Also your header photo is great! Do you make these pictures yourself? Enjoy your weekend! Gera

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 10, 2013 at 10:35 pm

      Yes, the picture was captured by luck and my lucky canon EOS! I’m so glad you like it, I like to change the header once a month, not because I’m fickle minded, is because I prefer no rule in my rule!
      You too, Gena! You are always my green friend!
      Peaceful weekend! 🙂

    bearspawprint said:
    May 11, 2013 at 11:20 am

    Reblogged this on bearspawprint and commented:
    Tree With Red Berries Like Cherries

    tchistorygal said:
    May 19, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    mmmmmm The birds ate my blossoms this year. Last year the hail knocked them all off. This year I’m coming to your house! 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 19, 2013 at 10:45 pm

      Come! Come! Haha, I still remember our coconut tree’s date! 🙂

        tchistorygal said:
        May 20, 2013 at 1:26 am

        hahaha I remember! 🙂

        Sydney Fong responded:
        May 20, 2013 at 9:50 pm

        And the helmet! 🙂

        tchistorygal said:
        May 21, 2013 at 1:49 am


    cindy knoke said:
    May 23, 2013 at 12:37 am

    Lovely photos Sydney!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 23, 2013 at 8:29 pm

      Thank you, Cindy! You are always so encouraging! 🙂

    Waris said:
    April 20, 2015 at 8:59 am


    Do you know the scientific name for this tree?

      Sydney Fong responded:
      April 24, 2015 at 8:35 pm

      Sorry, I am not sure! 🙂

    Jojo Teo said:
    September 5, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    these are known to Singaporeans as Singapore cherry /Bajelly tree/Strawberry tree or pros call them Jamaican cherry / Panama berry. I recall picking the fruits of these trees along the road back in the 1970s.
    Sweet and lovely and FOC!!! Not edible for those planted in residential or parks nowadays due to pesticides from fumigation exercises. But those found in nature reserves are good to eat still.


      Sydney Fong responded:
      September 7, 2015 at 10:00 pm


      Sydney Fong responded:
      September 7, 2015 at 10:02 pm

      There are a lot of hugh Bajelly trees in Singapore RiverSafari, you can make a trip there, no joke, is very big!

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