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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Pistacia chinensis-Chinese Pistachio

 A deciduous tree with broad, spreading growth to 50' in height.  Its leaves have 10-16 leaflets.  Fall coloring arrives in beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow.  Trees are cold and drought tolerant. Native of China.  The young trees are often gawky, but some become shapely with age.  Moderate growth rate. Rounded with maturity.  Dense shade. Lustrous foliage.  Often red fall color.  Clusters of small fruit on females. 


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