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Order: Urticales
   Family: Moraceae
            Genus: Maclura
                        Specie: pomifera

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Lustrous green leaves turn yellow in autumn; apple-like fruit

Uses: Shade tree Dry gardens

Zones: 6?10

Description: This hardy, 50?ft (15?m) tall, deciduous tree is found in the drier parts of the south-central regions of the USA, from Arkansas to Texas. It has a wide-spreading crown of lustrous 2?6?in (5?15?cm) long leaves that create cool shade in summer and which de

Growth Habit: Wide spreading canopy


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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