Living Fences - Osage orange trees (Maclura pomifera), also called hedge apple or horse apple. For an incredibly tough, enduring windbreak that’s a major player in a local ecology, probably nothing surpasses Osage orange.
Building a Living Fence
Building a Living Fence - wonder what Aussie plant I could use to do this for my front fence ...
Toronja Maclura pomifera (Osage orange) Existe una planta llamada Maclura pomifera (Osage orange), pariente de la fruta de pan y de la milsabores, cuyos frutos se acumulan al pie del árbol esperando a que alguien los coma y disperse sus semillas. Se cree que este papel lo cumplía la megafauna (mamíferos gigantes) que desaparecieron poco tiempo después de que los humanos llegaran a América.
How to Grow Hedge Apple Trees
Hedge apple trees (Maclura pomifera), also called Osage orange, are native to the southwestern United States, but have been used as a hedgerow so extensively throughout the Midwest that they are now considered naturalized to the region. This tree grows from 20 to 50 feet tall and can withstand almost any growing conditions. The fruit produced by...
How to Make an Osage Fence
How to Make an Osage Fence | Home Guides | SF Gate
PLANTS Profile for Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C.K. Schneid. osage orange
Living Fences: How-To, Advantages, and Tips - Modern Homesteading
Durable for generations, living fences protect soil, contain livestock, provide wildlife habitat, and sometimes even provide wood.
Permaculture Plants: Osage Orange was a traditional, and very effective, living hedge for livestock. The wood may be the best for fuel in North America. And for bow-making it rivals yew.
How to Grow Osage Orange Trees From Seed
Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera) trees are Texas natives, named for the Osage Indians who used its wood to make hunting bows and war clubs. Texas settlers used the thorny trees as natural livestock fences. Over time the tree spread throughout the United States and can now be found in all but the coldest climates. The (largely inedible) fruit of the...