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Chinese Pistache

Chinese Pistache Pistacia chinensis


  • Chinese Pistache
  • Chinese Pistache

Average Shipping Height: 1'-3'
Item #8407
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  • Potted
    1 gallon container
    Member Price $34.99
    Reg. Price $52.50
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Overview

The Chinese Pistache grows in zones 6-9.
Known as the “Ugly Duckling” of the tree world, the Chinese pistache starts out as an unattractive and misshapen young tree but grows into a magnificent specimen. It is a tough tree that can withstand urban conditions and is commonly used in Xeriscape (dry landscaping).

This tree is popular in California and is often put to use as the understock for commercial pistachio growers.



Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height

25'–35'

Mature Spread

25'–35'

Growth Rate

Medium

Shape

Irregular

Sun Preference

Soil Preference

Drought-tolerant,

Wildlife Value

Used by Xeriscape (dry landscaping) gardeners as a critical addition for wildlife. The seeds provide food for small rodents and birds while the flowers provide food for insects.

History/Lore

It has been described as the "Ugly Duckling" because it turns from an unattractive and misshapen young tree into a magnificent specimen tree.

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