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Q.How Can You Tell A Male From A Female Chinese Pistache Tree?

Zone Somerset, Tx 78069 | Anonymous added on July 15, 2022 | Answered

The tree is volunteer and about 5′ tall now.

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luis_pr
Answered on July 16, 2022

It is hard to tell until they have grown a lot. Males have more denser foliage and produce more pollen from the flowers. The female raceme has more loose, open branches about 6 to 8 inches long versus about 2 inches for the male. Only the females produce fruit if a male is nearby.

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