Discover the benefits of honey

types of honey and their use

‘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