A Remarkable Osage Orange

Tree Information
Common Name: Osage Orange
Scientific name: Maclura Pomifera
Category: Historic tree
Notes: This tree is located at John Tylers home, Sherwood Forest. It is likely that John Tyler sat under this tree at one time because it is a remarkable shade tree.The tree also belongs in the old category- it could have been growing here since 1800. It was likely planted by by John Tyler himself! Notes cir 241" height 66', 77' crown
Best time to photograph: mid spring ,late afternoon
Nominator: Ben Blankenship
Location of Tree
County/City: Charles City
Name of tree owner: Sherwood Plantation
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