This Tap Trees for Homemade Syrup List – Wild Food Foraging was designed to introduce readers to 27 different varieties of trees that can be tapped for its sap that is turned into delicious syrup.
Maple syrup is one of the most popular varieties of syrups in the world. It gets its name from the primary source of the main ingredient that goes into making the syrup. The sap is collected from the maple tree and through a unique process it is transformed into a deliciously sweet liquid that is poured over pancakes and waffles for breakfast.
Sugar Maples (Acer saccharum)
Black Maples (Acer nigrum)
Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)
Norway Maple (Acer platanoides)
Boxelder (Acer negundo)
Bigleaf Maple (Acer Macrophyllum)
Bigtooth Maple (Acer grandidentatum)
Rocky Mountain Maple (Acer glabrum)
Gorosoe (Acer mono)
Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)
Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
Black Birch (Betula lenta)
European White Birch
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
Butternut (Juglans cinerea)
Heartnut (Juglans ailantifolia)
Buartnut (Juglans xbixbyi)
English Walnut (Juglans regia)
IRONWOOD TREES (OSTRYA VIRGINIANA)
HICKORY TREES (CARYA GENUS)
White ash (Fraxinus americana)
Apple (Malus domesticus)
Big-toothed Aspen (Populus grandidentata)
Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)
Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)
European larch (Larix decidua)
Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
The author of this article is extremely knowledgeable about trees and sap that goes into producing syrup.
They put together a comprehensive list of 27 varieties of trees that can produce sap and when tapped the collected sap can be used to create a delicious tasting syrup.
The article goes into detail about each of the different varieties of trees.
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