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  • n. African shrub having decumbent stems and slender yellow honey-scented flowers either solitary or in pairs

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Examples

  • I mean the honeybells, this is the prime time of year for them.

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  • This is one of those honeybells that we talked about.

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  • I mean, the honeybells, this is the prime time year for them.

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  • Firecracker flowers popped redly, tiger lilies snarled, honeybells tinkled, and bleeding hearts stained the water with their sad life essence.

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  • Sweet, juicy and seedless, honeybells "are almost like a cup of juice, there's hardly any flesh in the fruit," said Jeff Schorner, owner of Al's Family Farms, which harvests honeybells from five different groves in the Vero Beach area and sells them through a retail store and as a gift-fruit shipper

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  • While most of the grapefruit grown in the Indian River District is exported and most oranges are processed for juice, most honeybells are sold through grove stands and gift-fruit shippers.

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  • Schacht said that of his 250 acres of groves, only 20 acres are honeybells, but they represent about half of his gift-fruit business.

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  • Zipper-skin citrus like honeybells do not survive a long trip overseas as well as grapefruit, and foreign markets are not as open to honeybells as they are to Indian River grapefruit because foreign growers produce competitive oranges and tangerines but not grapefruit.

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  • Slightly more than one-third of the 665,700 tangelo trees on 5,237 acres are honeybells, according to statistics compiled by Florida Citrus Mutual.

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  • Even with costs that are one-third to one-half higher and lower yields-per-acre than other citrus, the return can be good for growers because they can sell honeybells for two to three times what they get for oranges or grapefruit.

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