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Maclura pomifera 'White Shield'

More About Maclura pomifera 'White Shield'

  • Broadly rounded crown with thornless, spreading branches
  • Leaves are ovate, glossy, dark green, turning golden-yellow in the fall
  • Insignificant flowers
  • Bark, wood and roots are an orange colour
  • 'White Shield' is a fruitless, thornless cultivar

Interesting Notes:

'White Shield' is a male selection.

Zone:

4

Height:

8-10 m

Spread:

8-10 m
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Osage Orange Growing and Maintenance Tips

Maclura tolerates urban pollution, drought, moisture, heat and a variety of soil conditions, including a variable pH.


Maclura pomifera 'White Shield' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Fruit

Habit

Tree form
Vase-shape
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Roadside planting
Screening (privacy)

 Suitable Substitutions for Maclura pomifera 'White Shield'

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