Pistacia terebinthus

Terebinth is a tree well known in the Mediterranean region for its delicious and spicy fruits. It is related to the pistachio (Pistacia vera) and rope (Pistacia lentiscus), from which the Chios variety is extracted from the mastic.
The leaves of Terebinth are edible and are pickled under the name tsichiravla. They are harvested from late March to late April when they are still small tender shoots before they are fully opened. They are mainly consumed in the area of Magnesia (Volos, Pelion and Northern Sporades) and are considered excellent tsipouro side dish

Fruition: March - May

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