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Osage Orange???
« on: December 04, 2017, 02:40:15 AM »
Does this look like hedge/osage orange to anybody?
Interior color kinda, but bark looks diffrent...trying to decide if it's worth the hour ride...
 

 

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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 04:45:48 AM »
Almost looks like two different kinds of wood in the pile.  The little log in front on the left definitely looks like osage bark but the log in the upper left looks like it has smooth bark.  Gary
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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 07:14:10 AM »
Could be Mulberry.   ???
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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 01:48:02 PM »
Looks hourly to me. :D :D
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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2017, 02:59:11 PM »
What surprises me is driving that far for Hedge.  Literally tons of it is dozed into a pile and burned locally.  May see a few fence posts cut from it, but that's about it.

Please tell me what I'm missing as it looks like a pile of firewood to me.   ???
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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2017, 07:18:18 PM »
An 8' decent log of osage is a good score. It just doesn't always grow in a usable log form.

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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2017, 10:15:13 PM »
What surprises me is driving that far for Hedge.  Literally tons of it is dozed into a pile and burned locally.  May see a few fence posts cut from it, but that's about it.

Please tell me what I'm missing as it looks like a pile of firewood to me.   ???
There's the misnomer...around here there literally "no tons" of hedge dozed into burn piles or available unless on private property.
You're not missing anything, other than I tend to be picky about my firewood. ::)

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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2017, 10:16:37 PM »
Some of it puts in the mind of some different types of pear we cut down once...hmmm

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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2017, 06:01:21 AM »
We literally cut thousands of osage orange for fence posts on my grandmothers farm .In a fence row those things grown as a hedge row will stop a 2000 pound holstein bull with romantic intentions .I used to laugh.The bull wasn't amused .

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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2017, 07:40:43 AM »
Well, if it's Mulberry, it's a close cousin to Hedge and will burn well.  Not as good as Hedge, Hickory, or either Locust, but better than Oak.

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Re: Osage Orange???
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2017, 10:40:07 AM »
Don't burn it in an open fireplace. Pops like crazy.
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