Chinese Pistachio

Botanical Name: Pistachia chinensis
Common Name: Chinese Pistachio

Plant Description: Small to medium deciduous tree
Growth Form: Rounded form
Growth Rate: Medium
Height: Approximately 6-10 metres
Canopy: Approximately 5-8 metres
Leaf Type: Pinnate
Leaf Arrangement: 
Leaf Colour: Dark green varying to yellow, orange and reds in Autumn
Flower Colour: Green
Flowering Time: Summer
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant once established
Tolerance to Drought: High Drought Tolerance
Bark: Flaky, dark grey with shallow furrows with orange/salmon inner bark
Soil Requirements: Adaptable to most soils, low tolerance to water logging
Light Requirements: Full sun, open position, part shade