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Commonly known as Pistachio

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  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • 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 and a long, hot, dry summer
  • Pests & Diseases - fungal root rot
  • Place of origin - Asia Minor. Commercially grown primarily in California
  • Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
Pistacia - Growing Guide

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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