Osage orange grow and care – shrub to tree of the genus Maclura also known as Osage orange tree or Maclura pomifera, Osage orange perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant and medical, can grow in temperate, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape.
Flower color white and small, flowers grow in groups that connected to each other in round shape, the trees are separate to female and male flowers that grow on separate trees.
Osage orange fruits
Fruit color green the fruit actually a lot of little fruit that connected and create shape of ball with a lot of angle the size of the fruits.
Osage orange for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Osage orange growing and care:
Female and male tree, some cultivator don’t need two trees just female
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Fruit heavy when fall its dangers
Winter, spring, summer Planting season:
Aphids, mites Pests and diseases:
Pruning season: Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant? 5-12 m, 15-36 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water Water requirement:
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring – summer Bloom season:
General information about the flower White small flowers grow in groups that connected to each other in round shape, the trees are separate to female and male flowers that grow on separate trees
Spring flowers Summer flowers
Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate
Ornamental flower Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
Average growing plants Fast growing plants
Deciduous Perennial plant Tree
Medical uses Ornamental plants
Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
Full sun Plants Part shade Plants
Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9