April is an exciting time in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Cherry blossoms are in bloom, and there are a variety of new flora and fauna to check out. One thing you'll notice when loading in is that there will be new crafting recipes requiring cherry blossom petals. In this guide we'll show you how to get cherry blossom petals, and what you can do with them.
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- How to Get Cherry Blossom Petals in Animal Crossing New Horizons
- What Are Cherry Blossom Petals Used For?
How to Get Cherry Blossom Petals in Animal Crossing New Horizons
To get cherry blossoms in Animal Crossing New Horizons you'll need to run around your island until you find one floating in the air. You can see this in the image below. Just like with butterflies, you'll need to use your net to catch these petals. Don't run up to them as they'll fade away, be patient and use your net. For a look at what else you can catch with your net, head here.
What Are Cherry Blossom Petals Used For?
Cherry blossom petals are used for crafting. Specifically, they are used for seasonal recipes that come into the game in April. See the list below for all of the relevant recipes we've found so far. We'll update as we find more. For a look at customization, head here.
- Cherry Blossom Flooring (10 Petals, 20 Weeds)
- Outdoor picnic set (10 Petals)
If you're looking for more on Animal Crossing New Horizons, be sure to read our review. Elsewhere there's also Hirun's look at a wedding that happened in the game.