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Maclura pomifera



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Maclura pomifera
Osage-orange, Hedge apple

Often a common sight along the edge of Midwestern fields, long and dense rows of osage-oranges are used as windbreaks. This species forms a rounded and somewhat irregular medium-sized deciduous tree known for its large rounded bright yellow-green fruits called hedge-apples or "bois d'arc".

Habit:Rounded-pyramidal with a short and often leaning trunk, somewhat irregular
Size:25-40' high
Color:Dark green
Texture:Medium
Hardiness:Zone 5a USDA
Habitat:Arkansas - Texas - Oklahoma
Family:Moraceae

 
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