That's helpful info on Osage Orange. I tried using live willow states from these folks last spring. They came in well, but deer browsed them down a lot. Trying to build living arches. http://foggymtn.com/LiveStakes.html
Also planting bamboo in certain areas for hedges, but because of how it spreads you have to use it in small clusters. Trying to buy elephant grass from these people to use as hedge. https://www.mapleriverfarms.com/
Turns out that deer love browsing my hollies, so they are of limited hedging use. I'm getting a lot of Black Locust from https://www.buyvatrees.com/
(came up great last year, good quality, easy to plant in poor soil, just used a drill-mounted auger to loosen up the soil, no need to even break out a shovel).
Anyway, with the Osage Orange; do you interweave the branches or just let them grow naturally? Are the fruits good for wildlife? Can you trim them to a moderate height?