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How much honey a bee colony makes per acre

PLANT

 KG HONEY PER ACRE

 LB HONEY PER ACRE

Tansy (phacelia)

 82–682

 180–1,500

Black locust

 364–545

 800–1,200

Lime

 364–500

 800–1,100

Rosebay willowherb (fireweed)

 364

 800

Coriander

 91–159

 200–350

Clover

 91–136

 200–300

Lemon balm (melissa)

 68–114

 150–250

Milkweed

 54–114

 120–250

Echium

 91

 200

Mint

 68–91

 150–200

Heather

 45–91

 100–200

Borage (starflower)

 27–73

 60–160

Cornflower

 45–68

 100–150

Thyme

 23–68

 50–150

Willow

 45–68

 100–150

Lavender

 32–54

 70–120

Hawthorn

 23–45

 50–100

Sunflower

 14–45

 30–100

Valerian

 27–32

 60–70

Elderberry

 9–27

 20–60

Goldenrod

 11–23

 25–50

Aster

 14–23

 30–50

Coltsfoot

 11–16

 25–35

Opium poppy

 9–14

 20–30

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