Maple syrup

Maple juice is harvested in the spring.

Already in early spring, the sap begins to flow abundantly through the trees. Before vegetation begins, the sap flows from the roots to the crown of the tree, carrying carbohydrates stored in the roots. The best conditions are sunny weather and the temperature oscillating around 15 degrees C. The sap flows most abundantly around noon, on the warm side of the trunk when the temperature is the highest. The harvest time is four to eight weeks. The drop in temperature at night slows down the flow of juices.

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