| Osage-Orange |
| Maclura pomifera|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-9) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Moderate |
Source of yellow, gold and khaki dyes. Boiled root decoction was once used to bathe irritated eyes. Good hedge plant; has vigorous habit and withstands heavy clipping. Hardy in southwestern Ontario and coastal B.C.