Chinese pistache

Pistacia chinensis

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

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

Uses:
Great for urban settings.

Height:
25' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Upright to rounded with age

Flowers:
Small and not showy

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

Bark:
Light brown bark with orange lenticels.

More Information:
Native to central and western China.