Rubus idaeus – Raspberry

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time April – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, grey

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source • •

Nectar Source • • • •

Honey from raspberries has a delicate flavor.


Lindtner, Peter (2014). Garden Plants for Honey Bees. Wicwas Press, LLC., Kalamazoo, MI.



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