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Pistachio (Pistacia vera/terebinthus)

 Pistachio (Pistacia vera/terebinthus) - (Tree Type (Indoors))

  
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PISTACHIO (PISTACIA VERA/TEREBINTHUS) -

Small, tender, spreading, DECIDUOUS TREE bearing lance-SHAPEd, glossy green, PINNATE LEAVES with dull, green undersides, brown/green FLOWERS in late spring followed by oval, reddish FRUITs.

STYLE : Suitable for informal upright, root-over-rock or CLUMP.

WARNING : Any WIRING should be carried out at the end of the growing season as branches are brittle earlier.


Care Info

PISTACHIO (PISTACIA VERA/TEREBINTHUS) -

REPOT : Every 2 years, after FLOWERS fade.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 GRIT:organic.

PRUNE : Anytime. Ensure sharp tool used as BARK seperates from the wood easily.

PINCH : Trim to 1 pair of leaflets during growing season to maintain bushiness.

WATER : Keep soil moist - never dry, never waterlogged. Mist regularly.

FEED : Weekly BALANCED FEED during growing season. Every 3-4 weeks in winter if temperature kept constantly above 20 degrees centigrade.

WARNING : Any WIRING should be carried out at the end of the growing season as branches are brittle earlier.





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