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Offline tina

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sugar cane
« on: June 04, 2011, 11:41:31 PM »
please does anyone know if bees work flowering sugar cane?

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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2011, 09:32:24 AM »
I don't know myself, but this post talks about sugar cane
Sugar cane honey discussion thread
Doesn't look too promising.
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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2011, 09:48:05 AM »
Sugar cane is not something they find desirable.


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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2011, 03:28:51 AM »
thanks for the replies and the article   I was told the bees would work the flowers but all the cane here is in flower and the bees aren't touching it, they love the actual peeled cane though.

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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2011, 07:27:38 PM »
 no cane flower has no attraction  your nuc will be ready soon

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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2011, 07:32:11 PM »
wonderful thanks

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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2011, 11:48:00 PM »
my bees are 200 ft. from 8oo acres of sugar cane and they don't work it at all.i never seen flowers on it either.     schawee
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Offline tina

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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2011, 03:12:01 AM »
must be a different type ,it flowers prolificly here


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Re: sugar cane
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2011, 09:31:12 PM »
Tina,
Is that Mt. Tibrogargan in your photo of the flowering sugarcane?