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The Buzz Over Manuka Honey

A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as

Oh, the squabble over what is--and what is not--manuka honey. The battle is far from sweet. Manuka honey is produced in New Zealand and Australia,...

A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as
A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as "the New Zealand tea tree" or bush. Manuka honey is from Leptospermum scoparium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as "the New Zealand tea tree" or bush. Manuka honey is from Leptospermum scoparium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food, Health, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

In the Pink

Honey bee on a New Zealand tea tree, Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees can't get enough of the New Zealand tea tree, which, as its name implies, is a native of New Zealand.  Our favorite New Zealand tea...

Honey bee on a New Zealand tea tree, Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on a New Zealand tea tree, Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a New Zealand tea tree, Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of New Zealand tea tree blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of New Zealand tea tree blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of New Zealand tea tree blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Tea for Two

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In a way, it's "tea for two."The New Zealand tea tree, Leptospermum scoparium, aka "manuka," "tea tree," and "Leptospermum," is a favorite of the...

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HONEY BEE heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, also known as a "royal pink manuka." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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CLOSE-UP of a honey bee nectaring a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, or "royal pink manuka." The Leptospermum scoparium is also known as a tea tree; Capt. Cook used to make tea from the leaves. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:18 PM
 
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