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Maclura pomifera
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Maclura pomifera
Maclura pomifera
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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).

Supplied Size: 4 or 5L containers (seed grown, three to four years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)

  • 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)


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