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Maclura pomifera: Osage Orange Seeds

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Product Description

Zones: 4 to 9
Mature Height: 30 to 50 feet
Mature Spread: 30 feet

The Osage Orange is a tough, adaptable native tree usually with a short trunk, wide spreading branches and an occasionally pendulous habit. Bright green summer leaf with yellow fall color. This tolerant tree is good for difficult sites. Bears an inedible fruit resembling a woody orange that is yellow-green in colour.

When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Osage Orange tree has a rapid growth rate. It grows up to 50 feet in height and 30 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 4 to 9. Prefers full sun and wet soil.

How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: None required
Stratification: Cold stratify for 30 days
Germination: Can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination, sow seed 3/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, remove mulch upon germination.

Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.

If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.

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