Chinese Pistache Tree (2-3′) BEAUTIFUL FALL COLOR!

October 7, 2019 - Comment

The Chinese Pistache Tree (Pistacia chinensis) provides good fall color, with leaves turning beautiful shades of orange and red. Features lustrous dark green leaves that are around 10″ long and compound, commonly with 10–12 (sometimes as many as 20) leaflets. Produces panicles of greenish flowers in April and May, but they are not showy. Yields

The Chinese Pistache Tree (Pistacia chinensis) provides good fall color, with leaves turning beautiful shades of orange and red. Features lustrous dark green leaves that are around 10″ long and compound, commonly with 10–12 (sometimes as many as 20) leaflets. Produces panicles of greenish flowers in April and May, but they are not showy. Yields small, round (¼” diameter) orange to red drupes that ripen in October. Withstands heat quite well. Grows in an oval, rounded, spreading shape and tolerates urban conditions fairly well. This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24″ per year. 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. HEIGHT: 25-35’WIDTH: 25-35′ Prefers full sun Zones: 6-9 What you are purchasing is 1 Chinese Pistache Tree at 2-3 feet wrapped in soil and paper for easy planting. Handle with care.

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