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Pistachio
Pistacia vera 'Peters'

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

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.