The question of congeniality between the true pistache and the Chinese pistache is shown here.
The pistache or pistachio industry is one which I wish some young, energetic man of seventy would take up.
Quite possibly the pistache has been through the same experience; but if so, the fact is not generally known.
These three men have given more attention to the pistache than I have.
As a consequence we have not as big a collection of these pistache varieties as we ought to have.
We have had a great real of difficulty in propagating these pistache trees.
The pistache grows in this neighborhood also, but not very good.
This collection of pistache seeds with its Afghanistan label composed part of the collection of seeds.
In Athens I saw them selling on the streets these pistache nuts which I opened with my fingers.
This gives you a good idea of the pistache fruit with its outer shell, the nut and the green interior.
1590s, from Italian pistacchio, from Latin pistacium "pistachio nut," from Greek pistakion "pistachio nut," from pistake "pistachio tree," from Persian pistah "pistachio." Borrowed earlier (1530s) as pystace, from Old French form pistace (13c.), which also is from the Italian word.