The Pistachio Tree is the source of the incredibly popular edible Pistachio Nut. Pistacia Vera is native to parts of Asia & the Middle East but is now grown commercially in many parts of the world.
The trees are slow-growing, & typically only reach 20' at most in cultivation. This desert plant tolerates drought well, & enjoys hot sunny conditions.
Name: Pistachio Tree Scientific Name: Pistacia Vera Color: Red Flowers / Yellow - Red Pistachios Plant Seeds: Fall Sow Seeds or Cold Stratify Bloom Time: Spring Harvest: Fall Hardiness Zone: 7 - 11 Plant Height: 20 - 30' Plant Spacing: 20' Light Requirements: Sun Soil and Water Preferences: Average - Dry