A Bodoc Tree Page
by Jim Bolner, Sr.
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The Bodoc tree photographs above were taken in November, 2000, in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.
More Bodoc Tree Photographs by Jim Bolner, Sr.
Bodoc Tree Seedlings - Baton Rouge, LA - May 24, 2015
Bodoc Tree Seedlings - Baton Rouge, LA - June, 2014
Planting the Young Bodoc Tree in Bodoc - Ernest Doing the Work - April 7, 2014
Bodoc Tree Seedlings (?) - Baton Rouge, LA - March, 2014
Bodoc Tree Seedling - Baton Rouge, LA - May, 2013
Bodoc Tree on the LSU Campus - December 21, 2012
Bodoc Trees on the LSU Campus - January 17, 2011
Bodoc Trees on the LSU Campus - November 26, 2005
Bodoc Trees on the LSU Campus - July 15, 2004
Bodoc Tree Photographs - January 5, 2001
Bodoc Tree Fruit - June, 2002
Some Bodoc Tree Links
Maclura Pomifera - from Wikipedia
The Enduring Osge Orange - Missouru Department of Conservation
Osage Orange History
Roughing Out the Osage Bow
Lewis and Clark and the Bodoc Tree
More Osage Bow Pictures - Including an Account of the Use of the Bodoc Tree
for Erecting Hedges
The Amazing Hedgeapple Controls Insects
Osage Orange Profiles
"The Poor Man's Fence" - A History of the Osage Orange Tree
Maclura pomifera [Triple Oaks Nursery and Herb Garden]
Catnip and Osage Orange Components Found to Repel German Cockroaches [Iowa State University]
Osage Orange [Great Plains Nature Center]
A_Species Page (Osage-orange - (Maclura pomifera)) [U.S. Forest Service]Reputed Uses of Osage Orange
Louisiana Naturalist (Article on Propagating Osage Orange)
Martha Stewart on Osage Orange
This website gives lots of details, but I fear that it's for places where there are regular freezes.Magnificent Macalura - Past and Present
Hedge Apple Season is Upon Us - University of Illinois Agricultuarl Extension
Osage Orange Recipe
Many Uses of Osage Orange
New National Champion Osage Orange - (2011)
Osage Orange at Patrick Henry's Estate, Red Hill, VA
Osage Orange on WolframAlpha
This website reports various people's experiences in propagating the trees. It appears that the
"furrow" method is the best; soak the Bodoc balls in water and then separate the seeds as best
you can and plant them in a "furrow." They will apparently yield seedlings.
Here's a helpful article which appeared in The Morning Advocate.
Bodoc Tree - University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
jimbolnersr @ cox.net