Maclura pomifera

Osage Orange

Osage Orange is a small tree. The fruit has a textured rind, is nearly spherical and is filled with a sticky white sap. In fall, fruits turns a bright yellow-green and have citrus fragrance.

Noted for hard wood
Disease and flood tolerant

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

12203 S3-3CG RPM 145 0
16083 S3-3 RPM 1 0

More about Maclura pomifera :

Native Americans used the wood of the Osage Orange for bows. The French term, "bois d'arc" referenced this and evolved into the regional term "Ozark".

Height:

25-40 Feet

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Spread:

15-35 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Attributes
Midwest Native
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Habit
Deciduous