Texas Pistache (Pistacia mexicana)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 to 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Red nut-like drupes
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Near Threatened

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