Bee Activity Around Jujube

AJBB(9b)April 9, 2013

Saw these bees around my So ("Contorted") jujube. Temps in the low 70s, just had a big dust storm here in Phoenix. Not sure what they're doing, but they were as still as statues. No flowers yet on the tree.

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Very interesting, thanks for posting the pic. Only explanation I can think of is that they were gathering/feeding on some sort of sap exudate from those new shoots. Bees will gather non-floral sugary substances from all sorts of plants.

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