Collection: Karst honey - protected designation of origin

Environmental influences

The karst is classified in the sub-Mediterranean area. Due to its proximity to the sea, it has a relatively long growing season with an average annual air temperature of 10.6 ° C. The highest rainfall is in autumn, especially in October, and it usually rains in May and June as well. Winter is dry and windy. The grazing area of the Karst is characterized by a dry climate with low relative humidity and constant wind. The karst soil is limestone, with a modest red soil called terra rossa. Due to the arid climate with intense evaporation, meadow and forest habitats are modest.

Bee grazing

The floral composition of grasses, clover, herbs, forest and shrubs offers a varied bee pasture rich in aromatic substances, which is reflected in the specific, full and lively aroma of honey and intense color.
   
In the Karst, the vast majority of the grassland is represented by meadows and pastures, with only 8% better meadows. In general, inferior grass species predominate (about 10 species). Goldfinch, low sedge, upright glassblower, common wolf, autumn elf and others predominate. Legumes are represented by 12 to 14 species. The following species predominate: egg-shaped honeysuckle, mountain clover, true clover, common clover, field clover. The range of herbs is very diverse. Among 36 to 40 species of herbs, the most common are hairy reptile, mountain hairy, Mediterranean starch, meadow sage, long-stemmed thyme, medium plantain, warty milkweed and karst šetraj.

Typical forest trees and shrubs predominate in the forest, on groves, meadows and along the walls of fences: black hornbeam, black pine, chestnut, large-leaved linden, cer, downy oak, karst hornbeam, poplar maple, reseljica, luster, black thorn, dogwood, pine, juniper, sagebrush, acacia.

Peculiarities of karst honey

The composition of honey vegetation in the Karst differs from bee pastures in other regions due to the special climatic conditions and microclimate. Only in the Karst the medium: reshelika, ruj, karst šetraj (pocket), true sage, long-stemmed thyme; which decisively contributes to the fact that the karst honey has a full and pronounced aroma, that it is more ripe and dry in its content, rich in minerals and minerals.

 

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  • Creamy honey 120g
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  • Karst honey acacia 900g, 450g, 250g-protected designation of origin
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  • Honey with walnuts 120 g
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  • Karst honey gift package (1x250g) - protected designation of origin
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  • Karst honey gift package (2x 450g) - protected designation of origin
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  • Karst honey wild cherry 900g, 450g-protected designation of origin
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