Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Cherry Blossom Petals

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Cherry Blossom Petals

It's officially cherry blossom season in Animal Crossing New Horizons which means you can collect Cherry Blossom Petals. Here's how.

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

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.

Get your net out | Jake Green/USG

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.

Jake Green

Senior Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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