“KFAR BILU, Rehovot A bee buzzed around the yellow, bell-shaped flower of the Lemon Mallee eucalyptus, one of dozens of eucalyptus varietals planted in an empty lot sandwiched between a supermarket and Route 40 of the busy Bilu Junction. Its quiet, gracing presence in this orchard of smooth-barked eucalyptus trees proves that when flowering trees are planted, even on a dilapidated highway divider, they help preserve the local habitat for pollinating bees.”
Improving nectar and pollen availability improves the availability of food for all bees.
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Good choice for trees. Eucalyptus honey has an appealing butterscotch flavor and is not as sweet as other honeys. The Israelis know their bees. They’ve been keeping them for long time. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx7DrOGMiXtlYjBEMkRNNWh3ekE/view