Major living fence applications in the United States have utilized Osage orange trees (Maclura pomifera), also called hedge apple or horse apple.

Major living fence applications in the United States have utilized Osage orange trees (Maclura pomifera), also called hedge apple or horse apple.

Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera) trees are Texas natives, named for the Osage Indians who used its wood to make hunting bows and war clubs. Texas settlers used the thorny trees as natural livestock fences. Over time the tree spread throughout the United States and can now be found in all but the coldest climates. The (largely inedible) fruit of the...

How to Grow Osage Orange Trees From Seed

Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera) trees are Texas natives, named for the Osage Indians who used its wood to make hunting bows and war clubs. Texas settlers used the thorny trees as natural livestock fences. Over time the tree spread throughout the United States and can now be found in all but the coldest climates. The (largely inedible) fruit of the...

Building a Living Fence - wonder what Aussie plant I could use to do this for my front fence ...

Building a Living Fence

Building a Living Fence - wonder what Aussie plant I could use to do this for my front fence ...

Toronja  Maclura pomifera (Osage orange) Existe una planta llamada Maclura pomifera (Osage orange), pariente de la fruta de pan y de la milsabores, cuyos frutos se acumulan al pie del árbol esperando a que alguien los coma y disperse sus semillas. Se cree que este papel lo cumplía la megafauna (mamíferos gigantes) que desaparecieron poco tiempo después de que los humanos llegaran a América.

Toronja Maclura pomifera (Osage orange) Existe una planta llamada Maclura pomifera (Osage orange), pariente de la fruta de pan y de la milsabores, cuyos frutos se acumulan al pie del árbol esperando a que alguien los coma y disperse sus semillas. Se cree que este papel lo cumplía la megafauna (mamíferos gigantes) que desaparecieron poco tiempo después de que los humanos llegaran a América.

Milchorangenbaum - Osagedorn Samen (Maclura pomifera)

Milchorangenbaum - Osagedorn Samen (Maclura pomifera)

You may know it by its slang names: "Monkey Brain Tree" or "Hedge Apple" - but do you really know Osage Orange?  Woody - Osage-Orange (Maclura pomifera) | Buckeye Yard & Garden onLine

You may know it by its slang names: "Monkey Brain Tree" or "Hedge Apple" - but do you really know Osage Orange? Woody - Osage-Orange (Maclura pomifera) | Buckeye Yard & Garden onLine

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Maclura pomifera  - Orange osage

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PLANTS Profile for  Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C.K. Schneid.  osage orange

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Hedge apple trees (Maclura pomifera), also called Osage orange, are native to the southwestern United States, but have been used as a hedgerow so extensively throughout the Midwest that they are now considered naturalized to the region. This tree grows from 20 to 50 feet tall and can withstand almost any growing conditions. The fruit produced by...

How to Grow Hedge Apple Trees

Hedge apple trees (Maclura pomifera), also called Osage orange, are native to the southwestern United States, but have been used as a hedgerow so extensively throughout the Midwest that they are now considered naturalized to the region. This tree grows from 20 to 50 feet tall and can withstand almost any growing conditions. The fruit produced by...

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