Pistacia chinensis is a deciduous tree growing up to 26 meters tall. The leaves are deciduous, alternate, pinnate, 20 to 25 cm long. The flowers are produced in panicles long at the ends of the branches, it is dioecious, with separate male and female plants.
The fruit is a small red drupe, turning blue when ripe, containing a single seed. This species is planted as a street tree in temperate areas worldwide due to its attractive fruit and autumn foliage.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%