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Commonly known as Pistachio

  • Deciduous - and evergreen dioecious trees and shrubs
  • Tree - or shrub
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - under glass - loam-based compost with sharp sand and full light
  • Full sun - if growing outside
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - P. vera, the edible pistachio nut, is not grown ornamentally.
  • Pests & Diseases - fungal root rot
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean, central Asia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, southern USA
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - sharply drained - if growing outside

Buy Varieties of PISTACIA

PISTACIA chinensis

PISTACIA chinensis  >

Commonly known as: Chinese mastic, Chinese pistachio.
Glossy green pinnate leaves with good autumn colour
£17.50 each

PISTACIA lentiscus

PISTACIA lentiscus  >

Commonly known as: Lentise, Mastic tree.
aromatic tree with leathery dark green leaflets and red fruits
£17.50 each

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