A Pistacia chinensis in Sacramento Capital Park #113 is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 64 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 79 inches and a crown spread of 52 feet.
- Drought tolerant.
- Shape: Oval, Rounded or Umbrella
- Foliage: Deciduous Pinnately Compound Even with Oblong to Elliptic Leaflets, Medium Green, Red, Gold, Orange or Multicolored,
- Height: 25 - 35 feet.
- Width: 25 - 35 feet.
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring
- Fruit: Prolific, Red or Mostly Blue Drupe, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
- Bark: Dark Brown, Light Gray or Light Green, Furrowed or Scaly.
- Shading Capacity: Moderately Dense in Leaf, Moderate out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 4 – 23, USDA hardiness 6 - 9.
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Oak Root Fungus.
- Susceptible: Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Strong
- Root Damage Potential: Low
- Health Hazard: Allergy
- Biogenic Emissions: Moderate
- Attracts: Birds.
SelecTree. "Pistacia chinensis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 26, 2018.
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