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Offline MrILoveTheAnts

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The Buzzing from Above: Trees Bees Love
« on: April 09, 2008, 12:00:37 AM »
Once again what I believe to be a Cherry Tree in front of our house is in full bloom.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v735/mrilovetheants/Bees%202008/CherryTree.jpg
We should probably get it pruned at some point. Especially with two cars parked under it. A lot of the limbs seem to be dying, dead, or growing into one another. (The front light being broken was from a different tree during a storm.)

Any who, it's a tree I know Bumblebees fully love and take advantage of. Although I don't think it's a true Willow. Actually the bumblebees don't seem to be up yet. But the honey bees sure love it.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v735/mrilovetheants/Bees%202008/CherryTreeBee.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v735/mrilovetheants/Bees%202008/CherryTreeBees.jpg
Those were the best photos I could do without a step ladder. I was considering getting up on the roof but I was the only one home at the time.

Some happy accidents in photography.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v735/mrilovetheants/Bees%202008/CherryTreeBranches.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v735/mrilovetheants/Bees%202008/CherryTreeSun.jpg

I'm happy to see a few people have a couple of other trees like this one. I think it's a Black Cherry Tree but might not be native. Not really sure. Anyone have any great trees buzzing with bees now?

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Re: The Buzzing from Above: Trees Bees Love
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2008, 02:40:13 AM »
That is one awesome looking tree antman!!!


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Re: The Buzzing from Above: Trees Bees Love
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2008, 03:57:34 AM »
What kind of cherry tree is that?

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Re: The Buzzing from Above: Trees Bees Love
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2008, 02:57:38 PM »
No idea. The cherries or barriers are small, black, and I can't say they're good to eat at all.

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Re: The Buzzing from Above: Trees Bees Love
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2008, 04:20:18 PM »
I have about a half dozen of them too. No berries and the bees are all over them today. I was told they are Yoshino. I have another kind of cherry tree which has not bloomed just yet. The bees are all over the redbuds too.

Heres a link w/ pics of many varities. I think its a type of Yoshino.
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2011_species.html
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