Plant Min Zone: 5b
Plant Max Zone: 9a
Sunlight: All Day Full Sun, Full Sun
Water / Rainfall: Low, Average
Soil Quality: Poor, Average
Bloom Season: Insignificant
Flower Color: Insignificant
Berry / Fruit Color: None
Spring Foliage Color: Green
Summer Foliage Color: Green
Fall Foliage Color: Yellow
Evergreen Foliage: No
Winter Interest: No
Scented Flowers: No
Drought Tolerance: High
Wet-Feet Tolerance: Low
Humidity Tolerance: Medium, High
Wind Tolerance: High
Poor Soil Tolerance: Clay Soils, Rocky Soils, Sandy Soils, Alkaline Soils (high PH)
Height: 30' - 50'
Width: 20' - 30'
Growth Rate: Fast
Service Life: Tree: Service life varies
Maintenance Need: Low
Spreading Potential: N.A.
Yearly Trimming Tips: Tree: No Trimming Needed / Trim as Needed When Mature / Lower Branches.
Plant Grouping Size: Specimen Planting of 1-3
Best Side of House: Large Tree; Best in Open Areas
Extreme Planting Locations: Survives Severe Drought, Tolerates Extreme Heat
Ornamental Features: Rot Resistant / Strong Wood Tree, Exceptional / Colorful Foliage
Special Landscape Uses: Naturalizing, Erosion Control, Clean Street Tree
Possible Pest Problems: Occasional Problems
Plant Limitations: Susceptible to Late Spring Frosts, Late to Emerge or Leaf Out in Spring
White Shield Fruitless-Thornless Osage Orange, is also known as Maclura pomifera 'White Shield'