Growing REAL Christmas Trees
Ever wonder where your Christmas tree comes from? If
you buy a tree from the Pacific Northwest, it has gone through
years of attentive care before it becomes a part of your home for
The majority of Christmas
trees sold in California, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada were grown
in the Pacific Northwest.
The Pacific Northwest is home
to more than 1,000 individual Christmas-tree growers and farmers.
Acreages range from more than 10,000 acres to four to five
The Pacific Northwest is the
world's largest producer of Douglas-Fir Christmas trees, but is
also known for its Noble and Grand fir varieties. In fact, the
Pacific Northwest is the only region in the world that produces
While the end product appears
only briefly, growing the trees - planting, fertilizing, pruning,
shearing, etc. - is a task that takes years before the trees ever
reach your home. For instance, a Noble Fir can take up to nine
years to reach six feet tall.
Freshness is key, so some
growers use helicopters to lift fresh-cut trees from the
Our family of farmers puts the
utmost care and attention into raising real Christmas trees.
Continuing to care for your real Christmas tree at home ensures it
will remain the focal point of your holiday celebrations throughout
Christmas trees grown in the
Pacific Northwest come in many varieties and sizes to match your
holiday travel schedule and lifestyle.
Buying a real, farm-grown
Christmas trees helps support U.S.-based growers and