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Osage orange Overview
A genus of 12 accepted species of deciduous trees in the Moraceae (mulberry or fig) family native to the Americas, Africa, Australasia and Asia. The genus includes the inedible M. pomifera, or the Osage orange, commonly cultivated as a hedging plant. This species is popular for its oval, dark green leaves turning yellow in the Autumn and for its unusual wrinkled, green fruits.
How to propagate Osage orange
Softwood cuttings in summer, by seed in autumn. Root cuttings in late winter.
Other uses of Osage orange
Grown for its foliage and unusual fruits.
Deciduous (leaf dropping) trees often have amazing fall colour.Explore all