Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Striate

Tectum Eutectate


Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow- Brown

Prunus spp. honey is typically light in color, quick to granulate, but has good flavor. Prunus spp. may contribute to early honey surplus for honey bees.


Sammataro, D. and Harman, A. (2013). “Major Flowers Important to Honey Bees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States”. AlphaGraphics, Tucson, AZ.

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