Pistachio Trees

Pistachio Trees Buyer's Guide

Growing pistachios can be a rewarding and fruitful endeavor, both in terms of visual appeal and gastronomic delight. Pistachio trees, scientifically known as Pistacia vera, thrive in warm, arid climates and require well-drained soil.

With their striking appearance, delicious and nutritious nuts, and the potential for impressive yields, pistachio trees make an excellent addition to any garden or orchard. Cultivating pistachios not only offers the satisfaction of growing your own food but also provides a sustainable source of protein, healthy fats, and essential vitamins.

Pistachios thrive in warm climates with well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight. Ensure to provide proper care, including regular watering, pruning, and fertilization, to maximize your tree’s growth and nut production.

Whether you’re a gardening enthusiast or simply looking to add a unique and fruitful tree to your landscape, investing in a pistachio tree is a wise choice.

To ensure your growing success and satisfaction, there are a few things to consider when you buy a Pistachio tree.

Zone Compatibility

Your climate plays an important role in whether a pistachio tree will produce nuts or even survive. Pistachio trees prefer warmer climates. Most varieties grow well from zone 7 to 10. Before ordering, be sure a particular variety’s recommended hardiness zone range includes your area.

Mature Tree Size

Make sure you pick the right size tree for your space. When our pistachio trees mature they will be 20-30 ft. tall, depending on variety.

Additional Growing Information

These nut trees prefer 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.

Pistachios grow very slowly to about 20-30 feet and are drought tolerant once established. Most pistachio cultivars are hardy down to approx. 10º F and require about 800 chill hours. A pollinating partner is required for pistachio trees to set fruit.

Survival Guaranteed!

Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.