Nectar Sources for the NJ Honeybee

MapleMid-March - Early April
AppleLate April - Early May
WillowLate April - Early May
DandelionEarly May
Wild StrawberryMay
LupineMay
RaspberryMay
Crimson CloverMid May
LocustMay 20 - June1
HollyLate May
Tulip TreesMay 20- June 10
Swedish CloverJune 1-July 10
Alsike CloverJune 1-July 10
White CloverEarly June-Mid July
DogbaneEarly June-Late Aug
California PrivetMid July - Late July
SumacMid June - Mid July
White Sweet CloverJune - November
Spanish NeedleLate July - Late August
Sweet Pepper BushLate July - Late August
MotherwartAugust
HorsemintAugust - September
BonesetMid August - September
Rose Mallow and Swamp MallowLate July - Early September
Smartweed and HearteseLate August - Mid October
Heath Aster and White AsterLate August - Mid October
St. Michaelmas DaisyLate August - Mid October
GoldenrodLate August - Mid October
BuckwheatEarly August - Late August
Basswood or Linden TreeLate June-Early July