Bodark (also known as osage-orange or hedge-apple tree); the fruit repels insects as effectively as harmful pesticides!

Maclura pomifera - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia osage orange tree. possible bug defense?

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

Building a Living Fence

Major living fence applications in the United States have utilized Osage orange trees (Maclura pomifera), also called hedge apple or horse apple. For an incredibly tough, enduring windbreak that’s …

Building a Living Fence

Living Fences: How-To, Advantages, and Tips - Modern Homesteading

Build a living fence — use berry canes such as raspberries for a fence that produces food.

Hedge-apple, osage-orange etc. Maclura pomifera - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Natural Spider Repellent!!! Historically fruit was placed inconspicuously around the home to repel insects. Also the Osage Nation & Comanches used the wood for their bows because it's strong, flexible & durable.

The fruit has a pleasant and mild odor, but is inedible for the most part. Although it is not strongly poisonous, eating it may cause vomiting. However, the seeds of the fruit are edible.

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Scientific Name: Maclura pomifera Common Name(s): Bodark, Horse apple, osage orange Edible: no Medicinal: yes Parts Used: stem, fruit

MACLURA POMIFERA

MACLURA POMIFERA

Maclura pomifera Osage Orange -- for use as hedge and dye?

Recently, a friend told me she found an orange growing here in the Palouse region of northern Idaho. Oranges … in northern Idaho?

MACLURA POMIFERA

MACLURA POMIFERA

Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera)

Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maclura_pomifera, Natural range of M. pomifera in pre-Columbian era America.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maclura_pomifera, Natural range of M. pomifera in pre-Columbian era America.

Dried Maclura pomifera flowers added to my holiday wreath for some natural sparkle

Dried Maclura pomifera flowers added to my holiday wreath for some natural sparkle

MACLURA POMIFERA

MACLURA POMIFERA

Una siepe impenetrabile con la Maclura pomifera

Una siepe impenetrabile con la Maclura pomifera

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