earn all they get. The tupelo honey is light colored, of thick body, fine flavored, and, if pure, the white tupelo honey will not granulate at all. It is highly prized by honey dealers in the North to blend with other honeys.


All thru the central and southern part of Florida, in the “flat woods’’ and along the long water courses grow the palmettoes, the tree variety, tall and graceful, called the cabbage palmetto, and the one with the prostrate trunk called the saw palmetto and popularly known also as scrub palmetto. The saw palmetto is superior as a nectar-producer, more extensive in the area covered by it, and more dependable in nectar-secretion. The honey from it is also finer than that from the cabbage palmetto. Tn fact, if unmixed with other honeys it is fit for a king. The late O. O. Poppleton, who produced in certain seasons many tons of palmetto honey, pronounced it the finest in all Florida. The honey' from the cabbage palmetto is of thinner body and not quite so rich in flavor as the other, but is almost water white in color. Few beekeepers even have ever tasted pure cabbagepalmetto honey; only in rare seasons, along the southwest coast of the peninsula between Bradentown and Punta Gorda, is this honey seen in its purity. It is usually produced at the same time with other honeys that obscure, to a considerable degree, the real body, color, and flavor. It has the peculiarity of bubbling in the cells when first uncapped (much as does the honey from the vining milkweed, or Gono