Swamps have long been the home of the fruiting Mayhaw tree, that is known to be the producer of berries - the fruit from which Mayhaw Jelly is made, that many gourmet cooks claim is the world's best flavored jelly. The mayhaw trees not only grow in swamps, but many new hybrid selections of mayhaws grow and produce fruit on upland soils.
The mayhaw tree one-inch blooms are white and fragrant and appear early in Feb. and the berries are all ripe before the end of May. The mayhaws are collected on tarps placed beneath the tree after the tree shaking that removes most of the crop. Newer grafted clones of mayhaws produce larger berries, with heavy crops.
Mayhaws are rarely found in common grocery stores so take advantage of ordering and picking your own Mayhaws. Mayhaw jelly is a rare treat that goes well with most pastries, order yours today and don't miss a growing season.
Mayhaw Tree Video, Etc.
Mayhaw trees were discovered by early plant explorers growing along pond banks, rivers and adjacent upland sites as American native trees in the deep South. Mayhaws are the earliest tree ripe fruit to fully mature for harvesting, before the month of May ends. The distinctive flavor and instant satisfaction of eating of mayhaw jelly is not easy to describe in words or memories.
How To Plant Mayhaw Trees
Ty Ty mayhaw trees will thrive and produce buckets of red mayhaws when planted in your garden. Bucketfuls of mayhaws are gathered commercially for the designated title of the 'world's most famous and tasty jelly'