List of honeydew sources

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This is a list of honeydew sources. Honeydew is a sugary excretion from plant sap sucking insects such as aphids or scales. There are many trees that are hosts to aphids and scale insects that produce honeydew

Honeydew sources[edit]

Common name Latin name Country and Comments
Silver Fir Abies alba Source of German Black Forest honey
Bulgarian Fir Abies borisiiregis Bulgaria
Greek Fir Abies cephalonica Greece
Maple Acer spp.  
Hazel Corylus spp.  
Hawthorn Crataegus spp.  
Beech Fagus spp.  
Ash Fraxinus excelsior, Fraxinus ornus  
Hickory Carya spp. erratic producer; low quality honey
Eastern Juniper Juniperus virginiana Honeydew crop rare
Larch Larix decidua  
Apple Malus sylvestris  
Red Beech Nothofagus fusca Source of New Zealand honeydew honey from Ultracoelostoma assimile and Ultracoelostoma brittini
Black Beech Nothofagus solandri Source of New Zealand honeydew honey from Ultracoelostoma assimile and Ultracoelostoma brittini
Norway Spruce Picea abies Europe Source of German Black Forest honey
Pine Pinus spp.  
Turkish Pine Pinus brutia Source of Turkish honeydew honey from Marchalina hellenica
Aleppo Pine Pinus halepensis  
Scots Pine Pinus sylvestris  
Apricot Prunus armeniaca  
Cherry Prunus spp.  
Plum Prunus domestica  
Peach Prunus persica  
Pear Pyrus communis  
Oak Quercus spp.  
Oak Quercus dilatata Himalaya
Pedunculate oak (English oak) Quercus robur Europe, West Asia
Sessile oak Quercus petraea Europe
Gooseberry Ribes uva-crispa  
Weeping Willow Salix × sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma'  
Willow Salix alba  
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia  
Linden Tilia spp.  
American Elm Ulmus americana  

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