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Keith Davey Chinese pistache

Pistacia chinensis 'Keith Davey'

Easy to Maintain Fall Colors

Characteristics:
With no significant pests or diseases, impressive drought tolerance once established, brilliant fall color, and ease of maintenance, it's no wonder the Chinese pistache has emerged as a fantastic street tree option in recent years. This relatively new offering is an all-male cultivated variety, which means that it doesn't feature the seeds found on the naturally occurring species. The fall color on Keith Daveys is said to be even more spectacular than that of the species.

Growing Conditions:
Fine for acid soils, full sun locations, and compacted soils

Uses:
Excellent shade tree for hot and exposed locations

Height:
30' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
umbrella shaped

Flowers:
Inconspicuous

Leaves:
pinnately compound; summer foliage said to be

Bark:
an gray when young, eventually flakey blocks