Category: beekeeping

Fall flower 1: Chinese sumac

Tweet Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Rhus Species: R. chinensis Common names: Chinese sumac ZBAS 9 This year (2020), I checked the… read more Fall flower 1: Chinese sumac

Spring flower 22: Redbud

Tweet Family Fabaceae Genus Cercis Species C. chinensis ZBAS 8 [C. chinensis.] 1 [C. canadensis] Eastern redbud trees are blooming,… read more Spring flower 22: Redbud

Winter flower 4: Eurya

Tweet Family  Pentaphylacaceae, (formerly Theaceae) Genus Eurya ZBAS 9 (Apis cerana) The Chinese name of this flower,  wild osmanthus, is… read more Winter flower 4: Eurya

Spring flower 18: Almond

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Amygdalus Species P. dulcis ZBAS 8 Personally, I think that the most profitable agriculture… read more Spring flower 18: Almond

Spring flower 17: Nanking cherry

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Prunus  Species P. tomentosa Common name Korean cherry, Manchu cherry, downy cherry, Shanghai cherry,… read more Spring flower 17: Nanking cherry

Spring flower 16: Flowering cherry

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Cerasus ZBAS 4 These beautiful, but fruitless cherry blossoms are called “Japanese Flowering Cherry”,… read more Spring flower 16: Flowering cherry

Spring flower 14: Plum

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Prunus ZBAS 8 Plum and mei (Chinese plum) and apricot all belong to the… read more Spring flower 14: Plum

Spring flower 13: Apricot

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Prunus Species P. armeniaca ZBAS 8 Apricot flowers and Chinese plum flowers are almost the… read more Spring flower 13: Apricot