A narrow band of Garlon 4 encircling the stem is needed.
I don’t have experience with Osage Orange cuttings, but early this year I purchased Willow-Poplar hybrid cuttings and pressed them in the ground in three staggered rows - 18” spacing between cuttings and 18” spacing between each row.
The cuttings were 20” in length, and they were pressed 10” in the ground (10” above ground). Sep 13, This, very hard, hardwood goes by many names, in addition to Osage orange it is also called, hedge apple, horse apple and treecut.bar French spelling bois d'a. Large Osage orange trees are resistant to fire and will need another control method such as girdling or cutting.
All cutting or girdling practices, without herbicide treatment, will result initially in the development of masses of vigorous sprouts which are extremely difficult and hazardous to handle due to their axillary spines. Osage orange is easy to propagate from seed. Fruits can be collected in the fall. However, cleaning and extracting seed from the fruits are easiest if the fruit is stored in a moist place and allowed to decay for several months.
Seeds can then be extracted in water by macerating the fruit and then floating off the pulp or screening it off. The average Osage orange fruit contains from to seeds per fruit. Feb 15, Osage Orange Growing Conditions Growing an Osage orange trees is not difficult since the trees grow readily from both seeds and cuttings. Separating the seeds can be a challenge. It is easiest if you wait for fruit to fall to the ground and freeze in Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.