CHINESE PISTACHE (Pistacia chinensis)

Evergreen: No
Size: Medium
Bloom Period: Inconspicuous Flowers
Exposure: Sun
Category: Trees

Landscape Uses:
An excellant shade tree with interesting foliage and brilliant fall color.

Plant Description: Chinese Pistache is a deciduous tree that produces vibrant fall colors.  The compound pinnate leaves emerge a dark green in the spring, then change to shades of red, orange, and yellow in the fall.  Female trees produce clusters of yellowish-orange berries that attract birds.  The Chinese Pistache reaches a mature size of forty feet tall and thirty feet wide with an oval shaped crown.  Once established this tree is heat and drought tolerant.

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