Texas Pistache
Texas Pistache
Texas Pistache

Texas Pistache

Pistacia texana

General Information

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Very Low Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Attracts Birds

Common Names

Texas Pistache

Plant Description

Full sun or part shade. Semi-evergreen with small compound leaflets and red fruit clusters in autumn. Grows naturally to a loose, airy tree form but also cultivated as a hedged shrub. A Texas native in canyon country and along the Rio Grande.

Plant Details

  • plant type: Large Shrub
  • origins: Edwards Plateau west Texas and adjacent Mexico

Features

coupon eligible: No

watersaver: Yes

flower color: Yellow

freeze hardy: Yes

wildlife: Birds

sunlight requirements: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Clay, Thin

invasive: No

Maintenance

Occasional pruning and training; can be hedged.

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