Experience, Quality, Performance
Pistachio Nut Company has two rootstock propagation nurseries located in the Northern Cape and a nursery in Paarl where the rootstocks are budded to variety and trained up before made available to clients.
PNC should soon be at a full capacity of more than 150 000 trees per annum.
Experience in the harsh climate of South Africa has shown that the successful establishment of a pistachio orchard requires a sturdy high quality tree, already budded to variety, which is a primary objective of our team.
Current rootstocks available are an Integerrima sub-selection that was identified as the best among the trial blocks at Green Valley Nuts and a recently imported UCB-1 propagated from seedlings.
Both rootstocks has excellent disease resistance, cold tolerance and vigorous growth, with the Integrimma more suitable for marginal soils as it has a higher salienty tolerance.
There are currently a waiting list and trees must be reserved as soon as possible.