Maclura pomifera


Common Name: Osage orange
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:20 to 40 feet
Width:20 to 40 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Fields, Roadside, Dist.
Soil Type:wet to dry
Soil Moisture:Wet, Dry
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:insignificant
Comments:4 to 6" yellow green to yellow fruit on female trees in fall.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Picture Copyright: Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database