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Chinese Pistache
Pistacia chinensis

Location: Santa Barbara St.
District: Mission San Jose
Native to: Asia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous

Comments: Deciduous Broadleaf native to China. Pinate dark green leaves with an even number of leaflets, rough brown bark, and erect seed clusters which are somewhat like those on a California pepper tree. Leaves turn to a vermilion red in the late fall. Broad spreading and relatively low height (40') make this tree ideal for curbside planting.

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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.  DO NOT TRESPASS!  No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.  To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.

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