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Tropical Fruit => Tropical Fruit Discussion => Topic started by: SouthOfBorneo on July 05, 2018, 11:18:46 AM

Title: Jaboticaba: Another Stupid Question
Post by: SouthOfBorneo on July 05, 2018, 11:18:46 AM
I have no prior experience and knowledge regarding beekeeping, but considering the amount of flowers in a jaboticaba tree and its dependence on cross pollination for higher yield, why is there no marketed product of ‘jaboticaba honey’ or a topic about beekeeping in Plinia orchard being brought up?
Title: Re: Jaboticaba: Another Stupid Question
Post by: coyote on July 05, 2018, 03:47:57 PM
A friend of mine was using jaboticaba honey from brazil to make mead. He was selling it in the US and I belive he still might be doing that, but he said the brazil market was flooded and he couldnt get as good of a price there.
Title: Re: Jaboticaba: Another Stupid Question
Post by: SouthOfBorneo on July 05, 2018, 10:15:02 PM
I see. Should have used portuguese in the search engine it seems. So it does exist.. Thank you for the info
Title: Re: Jaboticaba: Another Stupid Question
Post by: Mike T on July 07, 2018, 06:48:49 AM
Mine are flowering now and the honey bees are going crazy as well as bumble bees, small native stingless bees and blue banded bees.They sure are popular with bees.
Title: Re: Jaboticaba: Another Stupid Question
Post by: SouthOfBorneo on July 09, 2018, 05:48:12 AM
Mine are flowering now and the honey bees are going crazy as well as bumble bees, small native stingless bees and blue banded bees.They sure are popular with bees.
Weird that I have never heard any mention of Jab honey on the interweb..