Pistacia chinensis – Chinese Pistachio
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Rounded to open
FOLIAGE: Mid green leathery foliage becoming brilliant oranges, yellows and reds in autumn. Colours well in warmer climates
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Inconspicuous white flowers in summer are followed by reddish blue berries.
BARK: Dark grey becoming furrowed with age
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
DESCRIPTION: This lovely small, deciduous tree has a moderate growth rate and great autumn colour in shades of orange, yellow and red.
LANDSCAPE USES: Shade, street tree, feature
TOLERANCES: Tolerant of most soil types providing it is well drained and in a sunny position. Moderate drought, wind, frost, and coastal tolerance. Prefers warm temperate to cold climates.
TREE CARE: Can have an irregular habit. prune to shape.