Maclura pomifera - fruit
  • Maclura pomifera
  • Maclura pomifera - fruit
  • Maclura pomifera - fruit

Maclura pomifera

£25.00

(Osage orange) An unusual small tree in the UK, Maclura pomifera has thorny branches and once established, large & pale yellow, orange-like fruit (male and female plants required).

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An unusual small tree in the UK, Maclura pomifera has thorny branches and once established, large & pale yellow, orange-like fruit (male and female plants required). The leaves are mid green, turning shades of yellow before falling in autumn.

Maclura pomifera is hardy and most suited to a sunny position and any well drained soil (including chalky soils).


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any well drained soil. Very good in chalky soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. 
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Maclura pomifera usually grows to be a small branching tree in the UK.
    • Height: up to 10 m (32 ft)
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
  • Notes: The plants available for sale are mixed sex, grown from seed. They are to young to flower yet and as a result we are not able to determine which are female and which are male.
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Fruit - Ornamental, Rare and Unusual

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