Plants


Horse chestnut

Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

Latin name: Aesculus hippocastanum

Flowering time: April, May

Uses: Excellent nectar and pollen

Source: SBKA/BBKA/Percival/Howes

Honey bees collect the resin from horse chestnut’s sticky buds to make propolis.

Horse chestnut bud

Horse chestnut bud opening

Horse chestnut tree

Horse chestnut tree

Horse chestnut buds

Sticky bud