MACLURA pomifera

Commonly known as Osage orange

A hardy tree with thorny branches and pale yellow orange-like fruits in maturity. Excellent in chalky areas
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    pointed, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, turning yellow in autumn.
  • Yellow
    Yellow green
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    12m (39ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tree
    Rounded tree becoming less thorny with age. Produces small, yellow-green flowers, the females in short racemes, the males in dense, spherical clusters. Dioecious. Male and female plants required for fruit.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

MACLURA pomifera

 
Small £20.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Central USA.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (39ft)
 

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