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Chinese Pistache 'Keith Davey'

Pistacia chinensis

Fall Colors Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
The 'Keith Davey' variety of Chinese Pistache is a male, rounded tree with vivid yellow-orange to red fall colors. It does well in urban conditions and makes a wonderful street tree.

Growing Conditions:
The Chinese Pistache is very adaptable and drought resistant. 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:
The male flowers are a greenish red color and form dense clusters.

Leaves:
Dark green alternating leaves turn a bright yellow-orange to red in the fall.

Bark:
Bark is light brown with orange lenticils.

Native to central and western China.