1 lb Sourwood Honey

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Sourwood honey comes from the Sourwood tree (Oxydendrum Arboreum), also called the Lily of the Valley tree or the Appalachian Lily tree, which can grow 40 to 60 feet tall with a diameter of one foot. The leaves are oblong, pointed at the apex and have a sour taste. It produces white, bell-shaped flowers that hang in clusters 5-6 inches long at the end of the branches. Sourwood is most abundant in the mountains of North Georgia and Western North Carolina and blooms in late June through the month of July. It's taste is floral and light, with hints of baking spices and anise. The honey’s color ranges from pure white to light amber with a slightly gray ​or brown ​tint and its texture is defined by a smooth, caramel buttery quality.

A 1 lb jar of Sourwood contains 1 lb of honey and comes in a glass jar with a screw-top, metal lid.

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  • 5
    Sourwood Honey

    Posted by Mary McNellis on 6th Sep 2021

    This is my favorite honey and I was glad I was able to locate it online. I will be ordering more in the future.

  • 5
    Sourwood Honey

    Posted by Debbie Smades on 13th Jul 2021

    Tastes Great!!!