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Chinese Pistache

Pistacia chinensis
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Deciduous tree with stunning fall color. Leaves emerge green and turn orange-red to scarlet in fall. Small, red fruit ripens to blue black. Used as street, lawn or shade tree, or specimen. 

Plant with Heavenly Bamboo


  • Landscape Size: 30'-60' tall, 20'-40' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 4-23
  • Growth Habit: Rounded
  • Growth Rate: Slow/Moderate
  • Attributes: Waterwise, Fall Color, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Although tolerant of most soils, requires good drainage. Prune in winter. Feed in spring with a general fertilizer. 



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