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What about honey from eucalyptus trees? I understand that they suck up a lot of water. Clarence

Mort's Answer:
Weeping willow will absorb more water but they are not as attractive to bees as eucalyptus trees. I understand eucalyptus honey is an acquired taste. Many people in California consider eucalyptus an invasive plant and get tired of the leaf drops and the scent of the trees. Since you are near the basin, I would consider using willows and a clover cover underneath for honey. If a storm hits again, the soft wood of the willows will splinter but they are easily replaced and grow faster. Pampas grass will also absorb a lot briny water.

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