Month: October 2019

Fandoghi Pistachio

This cultivar is the most widely available pistachio variety and grows in most pistachio growing areas of Iran. Fandoghi is of round type and has the lowest shape index among the four cultivars. In recent years, around 50% of Iranian production is of the Fandoghi type. The reason is its limited yield, the new orchards …

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Akbari Pistachio

This type is the highest economic value. Its fruits are large and almond shaped. It can be harvested in late September. This is a newer variety with good yield and with long, large nuts.

Ahmad Aghaei Pistachio

This nut is rather large and its fruit is almond shaped. It can be harvested in late September. The newest commercial variety, very popular with the farmers, because of high yield and its shorter time to reach production. It is very popular in some markets like India and Greece. Production of this variety is increasing. …

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Pistachio belongs to the Ancardiaceae family.  This tree grows in areas where the winter is very cold and the summer is hot and long. Pistachio tree can tolerate different extremes in temperature: Up to 45° C and lower than -25° C.  This plant is very strong against drought and hot weather in summer. Pistachio trees …

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