Osage Orange Seeds
(Maclura pomifera) Zones 4-10.
This prickly plant is awesome for living borders! The tree grows to 30 feet and grown as a thick hedge it can keep livestock in the pen, or deer out of your garden. Ideal for woven fences, but wear heavy gloves while working with these thorns!
Decorative fruit is inedible, however the seeds can be dried and eaten as one might use sunflower seeds.
The wood of Osage Orange is rot resistance and unappealing to wood-boring insects, making it ideal for long lasting building projects.
**60-80% Germination rate. Osage Orange seeds require 30 days of cold moist stratification to awaken.
Each packet contains 20 open pollinated seeds.