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Commonly known as Pistachio

Small tree from Central Asia. Produces edible nuts
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  • Height - to 10m (33ft)
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F) - will require restrictive pruning. Use loam-based compost (JI No. 3) with added sharp sand in full light
  • Additional Features - Good to know - male and female plants are required for fruiting.
  • Pests & Diseases - fungal root rot
  • Place of Origin - Asia Minor. Commercially grown primarily in California
Pistacia - Growing Guide

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