Honeydew honey is honey made of, so called, honeydew. It is a sticky, sweet secretion appearing mainly in summer in the form of drops in trees which bees collect and use to produce honey, in the same way as nectar of flowering plants. Honeydew honey because of types of trees from which honeydew is collected are divided into coniferous honeydew and deciduous honeydew. There is also honey of mixed type of honeydew and also honeydew-nectar honey.
Honeydew honey from deciduous trees has a gentle and delicate aroma and a specific taste. Honey coming from fruit trees is generally more aromatic, and you can taste the aroma of fruit flowers. Honey from deciduous trees honeydew is also gentler, however, sometimes it is just a little sweet, or even pungent or acidic. Summer time honeydew honey often contains a mixture buckwheat honey that gives it a specific taste and flavour.
This type of honey has, before crystallisation, a brown colour often with a greenish shade, and, after crystallisation, it has a light brown or dark brown colour.