Short list of crops that require bees for pollination....

  • Alfalfa
  • Almond
  • Apple
  • Apricot (some varieties)
  • Artichoke
  • Avocado
  • Blackberry
  • Black locust
  • Blueberry
  • Boysenberry
  • Broadbeans*
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Buckwheat
  • Cabbage
  • Caraway
  • Carrots
  • Catalpa
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cherry
  • Chestnut
  • Chicory
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Clover (some varieties)
  • Coconut
  • Coffee*
  • Collards
  • Coriander
  • Cotton*
  • Crabapple
  • Cranberries
  • Crownvetch
  • Cucumbers
  • Currants
  • Dewberry
  • Dill
  • Eggplant
  • Endive
  • Fennel
  • Figs
  • Flax*
  • Garlic
  • Gooseberries
  • Grapes (muscadine)
  • Grapefruit
  • Guar
  • Guava
  • Holly
  • Kale
  • Kenaf
  • Kiwi
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leek
  • Lespedeza (bush)
  • Lima beans*
  • Loquats
  • Macadamia nut
  • Maple (red)
  • Mandarin orange
  • Mango
  • Muskmelons
  • Mustard
  • Nectarines
  • Okra*
  • Onions
  • Orange*
  • Papaya
  • Parsley
  • Parsnips
  • Passion fruit
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pepper
  • Persimmon (native)
  • Plums and Prune
  • Pumpkins
  • Radish
  • Rape
  • Raspberry
  • Rutabaga
  • Safflower*
  • Squash
  • Strawberry
  • Sunflower
  • Sweetclover
  • Tangelo
  • Tangerine
  • Tendergreens
  • Trefoil
  • Turnips
  • Vetch
  • Watermelons
  • Yucca
  • *Yields are increased when pollinated by insects.