Maclura pomifera
OSAGE ORANGE, HORSE APPLE
Moraceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
15m
Plant habit
 
12m

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Flowers: chartreuse

Flowering Time: early summer

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: green on females

Bark & Stems: thorns
 
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Maclura pomifera
OSAGE ORANGE, HORSE APPLE
Moraceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
15m
Plant habit
 
12m

FEATURES

Flowers: chartreuse

Flowering Time: early summer

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: green on females

Bark & Stems: thorns


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental & formal designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, barrier, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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