Pistachio Nut Tree Seeds

(Pistacia vera) Zone 10. Anacardiaceae (Cashew) Family. Native range—Syria, Iran, Turkey, Greece.

Did you ever think you could grow pistachios?! A fun greenhouse or indoor project! Requires long hot summers or simulation of such, to ripen fruit.



In our Northern Climate, these seeds are intended for a greenhouse, hobby use or your indoor experimenting. Will not survive outdoors!

SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 24-48 hours, replace water after 24 hours. Then, roll seeds up in a damp cloth, place in a plastic bag. 

STRATIFICATION: 45 days cold/moist (4°C). Place plastic bag with seeds and cloth in your refrigerator, preferably in a veggie crisper. Inspect periodically for even moisture/germination.    

POST STRATIFICATION: Remove bag from the fridge, keep seeds and cloth in the bag. Increase ambient temperature to 23-30°C. Seeds require light and consistently warm

temperatures to germinate. Check on seeds daily, make sure they don’t dry out.  Once seeds begin to germinate, plant in potting soil. Water evenly and regularly once planted.


Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia.  

  • $6.99

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