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Chinese pistache

Pistacia chinensis

Fall Colors Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
This small to medium sized deciduous tree has impressive fall color. It does well in urban conditions and makes a wonderful street tree.

Growing Conditions:
Tolerates urban soils well may need additional pruning after establishment as young trees may have a gawky appearance.

Uses:
Great for urban settings, very drought tolerant.

Height:
25' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
oval-rounded

Flowers:
small and not showy

Leaves:
Dark green in summer becoming brilliant orange and orange-red in the fall

Bark:
light brown with orange lenticils

Native to central and western China.