Osage Orange 10 Seeds Hedge Apple Tree Cousin to the mulberry tree, every part of this can be used. The distinctive fruit resembles chartreuse orbs and used as a decoration and believed to repel spiders and other bugs. It has a wonderful aroma. The wood is prized for its durability, flexibility, and marvelous color. It is often used in bow making. The finer particles of the wood can be used for dyeing. The seeds are edible and taste delicious. The young tree is used as a hedge because of its thorns.