Akbari Pistachio ( LONG PISTACHIO )

In compare with other types, Akbari Pistachio is the longest one. Its shell is the darkest skin and it has the highest economic value among four varieties. Akbari has the highest shape index (longest) and the most common character to identify this type is that the height of head and end of pistachio are nearly the same. Akbari pistachio is also the easiest to open pistachio variety. In our market it can be the most expensive type which is mostly exported to Arabic countries.

sizes: 20/22, 22-24 and 24/26, and 18/20.

Type Available: Natural Pistachio/Closed Pistachio/Mechanically Opened Pistachio

You can find Akbari Nutrition facts as below:

Nutrition Facts (Per 100g)
Protein content 20g
Total Carbohydrates 27g
Phosphorus 480mg
Fat content 46g
Vitamin K 3.2mcg
Calcium 110mg
Potassium 1040mg
Magnesium 120mg

Characteristics of Akbari pistachio

The tip of the green skin is medium and the green color of the skin becomes red when ripen. The position of the bony shell splitting is the same on both the dorsal and abdominal sides and it has a long rectangular shape. The surface color of the kernel is brownish-purple and the color of the bony shell is dark cream; the surface color of the kernel is brownish-purple and inside the fruit has a light yellow color, while ripening starts from the tip of the fruit. The dry pistachio length is 12.22 mm (high) with a width of 61.12 mm (high).

Characteristics of Akbari pistachio tree

It has moderate growth power and widespread growth habit. The average tree height reaches 3 meters. In this cultivar, leaf length is 4.15 mm (average) and leaf width is 4.4 mm (low). The terminal leaflet size is larger than the lateral ones and the terminal leaflet is also spear-shaped. Clusters of this type of pistachio have an approximate weight of 51.6 grams, while dry pistachio weight of each cluster is 15.4 grams. This cultivar has large pistachios with open split ounce of 20 (low).

Fruiting of Akbari pistachio

  • The time to start the rapid growth of the embryo is 23 July and the time of fruit ripening is 6 September (Average ripening).
  • Flowering starts at July 1 and the fruits ripen on September 22 (late ripening).
  • This cultivar starts flowering on April 10 (late flowering) and finishes on April 15 with a flowering span of 11 days.

The detailed specifications of Akbari Pistachio is shown in the below table:

Shape Super Long
Type Naturally Opened
Flavor Raw, Roasted, Roasted and Salted
Smell Naturally pistachio’s aroma without foreign odor
Total size 18/20, 20/22, 22/24, 24/26, 26/28
Regular size 22-24
Moisture For raw pistachio 5-7%
Shelf Life and Storage Condition 24 month, Keep in cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight
Harvesting time September and October
Chemical/Artificial Additives No, completely natural and healthy, GMO Free, Gluten-Free

Shelf life: The best time is one year after the production date.

Keeping condition: Users can keep these pistachios at room temperature. A room which has good air ventilation and it is free of dust. However, in our professional opinion, it is better to keep them in the Refrigerator which is cool (below 5 Centigrade) and dry with proper air ventilation.

Business Info.

Price: Depending on the type, variety and type of shipping. Please Contact us for more information.
Processing: Raw
Season: Autumn
Sample: It will be sent by Sky Express
Packaging: 25kg/50kg
Place of origin: Kerman province, Islamic Republic of Iran
Port: Carriage of sea and land