Chinese Pistache

Name: Chinese Pistache
Height: 30-40′
Width/Spread: 40-50′
Light: Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Spring
Color/Feature: Purple-green to red-green, not particularly ornamental.
EarthKindTM Rating: 10
Maintenance: Requires pruning to develop strong branch structure.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Pistachia chinensis
It develops a spreading appletree or white oak-like growth habit. The medium textured dark green foliage turns yellow, orange, red, or maroon in autumn.

 

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