‘Leatherwood honey’

What is leatherwood honey?

what is leatherwood honey

Leatherwood honey comes from Tasmania and is one of its rarest and finest honey. Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida) is a tree that grows in the forests of Tasmania’s wild west coast, from the northwest in such places as the Tarkine and through the South West Wilderness. It likes water a lot which is why it grows very well in climates of 1500–2500 mm annual rainfall. The name Eucryphia lucida is probably derived from the waxy, leather-coloured sheath that covers young leaves and petals, but may also… Read More