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PlantFiles: Pistachio
Pistacia vera

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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)

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Perennials
Trees

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

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Deciduous
Aromatic
Good Fall Color

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Monocromatico On Dec 29, 2003, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro
Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:

Pistachio is one of the most delicious - and expensive - nuts available. It comes in hard seedpods, each one containing one seed. These seeds are green, and are often eaten with salt, but can be used to make desserts. Pistachio ice creams are the best flavor, in my opinion.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Superior, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Winchester, California
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Cruces, New Mexico



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