Mystery Solved: Holly Tree Pollen | Promised Land Honey

by Promised Land Honey

In my last post, I wrote about the different nectar and pollen sources available to our bees. Well, I failed to list the very tree that is currently the bees favorite hangout, the Ilex opaca, or American Holly tree. I hadn’t even noticed the blooms on the tree the day before. Partly because they are so small. But I noticed them this time. And as I approached the tree, I knew I’d struck gold. Pollen gold. They they were, in masses, collecting pollen and nectar. Their buzz was so loud I thought I might find a….

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