Sunflower – is very important honey plant. The duration of its blooming stretches to 20-70 days. Bees sip nectar and pollen from it. Melliferous capacity of sunflower is 30-40 kgs per hectare. Sunflower nectar peculiarity is complete absence or little content (3-4%) of cane sugar.
There are a lot of vitamins PP and E in sunflower seeds. The color is light-golden or light-amber. It crystallizes very quickly in coarse-grained mass. Varies by harsh flavor and has weak odor of sunflower. Sunflower honey has excellent medical properties. It is used to prevent violation of metabolic processes of the body and as general health-improving remedy.