Kerman Pistachio Tree

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About the Kerman Pistachio Tree

Grow your own pistachios! Kerman pistachio trees are known for their high-quality nuts, which are prized for their delicate flavor and rich, buttery texture. They are a popular type of pistachio tree that is widely cultivated for its delicious nuts.

Today, Kerman Pistachio is the most widely grown variety in California’s Central Valley and nearly all commercial production of pistachios comes from Kerman. These nut trees are large, deciduous trees that can reach a height of up to 30 feet and a spread of up to 20 feet. They have a sprawling, open-growth habit and are characterized by their smooth, light-gray bark and long, pinnate leaves. The trees produce small, greenish-yellow flowers in the spring, which are followed by edible pistachio nuts in the fall.

About Kerman Pistachio Nuts

Kerman Pistachio nuts ripen later in the season. The nuts have a hard, green outer shell that surrounds the edible seed inside. The seeds have a creamy, nutty flavor that is highly prized by people all over the world.

Kerman pistachio trees are grown for their tasty nuts, which are used in a wide variety of dishes and baked goods. They are also used to make oil and other products. In addition to their culinary uses, Kerman pistachio trees are also valued for their ornamental value.

How to Grow Kerman Pistachios

Kerman pistachio trees are known for their ability to thrive in a wide range of growing conditions. They are adaptable to different soil types and can tolerate both hot and cold temperatures. However, they do require well-draining soil and plenty of sunshine in order to produce high-quality nuts. Long hot summers are required to ripen pistachios.

Kerman pistachio trees are drought-tolerant and can withstand dry conditions, although they do require regular watering during the hot summer months.

This Pistachio tree required a minimum of 800 chill hours. In addition, it is important to note that Kerman is a female variety and requires male, such as Peters or Famosa for cross-pollination.

Overall, Kerman pistachio trees are highly prized for their delicious nuts and are a valuable addition to any orchard or nut-producing garden. They are easy to grow and care for, and their attractive appearance and ability to thrive in a variety of conditions make them a popular choice among gardeners and farmers alike.

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Bloom Color Orange, Red
Fruit Color Light Green
Fruit Size Small
Ripens/Harvest September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 7.0 - 7.5
Years to Bear 3 - 6
Zone Range 8 - 10

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 20 - 30' tall x 20 - 30' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 20 - 30' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 8 - 10
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 100' for best pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow pistachio trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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