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Chinese pistachio

Pistacia chinensis

Also known as

Pistachio

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25m

Max

11m

15m

Min

6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Chinese pistachio Overview

This is a beautiful tree. The leaves of this species have 5-6 pairs of leaflet and will produce autumn colour which is scarlet, crimson, orange-yellow. The sexes are on separate trees. The females will produce berries when males are nearby.

Common problems with Chinese pistachio

How to propagate Chinese pistachio

Seed

You can propagate from seed which are sown in autumn and winter.

Budding

By budding or grafting.

Grafting

Other uses of Chinese pistachio

Brilliant red autumn colours