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PlantFiles: Pistachio
Pistacia vera 'Peters'

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Family: Anacardiaceae (an-a-kard-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pistacia (piss-TAY-shee-uh) (Info)
Species: vera (VER-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Peters

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees

Height:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral QCHammy On May 3, 2010, QCHammy from San Tan Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Pistachios are dioecious requiring at least one of each female and male plant to produce fruit. Peters is the most common male cultivar used in commercial pistachio production.



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