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 We are proud to offer the following species of Christmas trees:

  

 Fraser Fir

 The combination of form, needle retention, dark blue-green color, pleasant scent and excellent shipping characteristics has led to Fraser fir being a most popular Christmas tree species. It requires from 7 to 10 years in the field to produce a 6-7 foot tree.

 

The Fraser Fir has:

dark green color
lush dense foliage
excellent needle retention
strong branches capable of carrying heavy ornaments
nice light fragrance

 

The needles of the Fraser Fir are:

soft, making the tree ideal for children to handle and decorate
flat and up to 1 inch long
deep green with a blue/grey underside
curled up (on upper branches)

 

 Balsam Fir

As a Christmas tree, balsam fir has several desirable properties. It has a dark green appearance, long lasting needles and attractive form. It also retains its pleasing fragrance. 9-10 years in the field are required to produce a 6-7 foot tree.  

 

The Balsam Fir has:

a dark green appearance
good needle retention
an attractive form
a wonderful fragrance

 

The needles of the Balsam Fir are:

15-25 mm (¾-1 inch) long
flat with a rounded or notched tip
well-spaced
lower branches have two rows of needles along the sides of each branch
dark-green on top and whiter on the bottom
  

Concolor Fir 

As a Christmas tree, Concolor fir has good foliage color, a pleasing natural shape and aroma and good needle retention.

 

The Concolor Fir has:

 good foliage color 
 a pleasing shape 
a wonderful aroma

 

The needles of the Concolor Fir are:

 small narrow needles
laid out in rows
good needle retention
a wonderful fragrance

 

 

 

 

 Blue Spruce

 Blue spruce is finding increasing popularity as a Christmas tree as a result of its symmetrical form, strong branches and attractive blue foliage. The species has excellent natural shape and requires little shearing. Additional, needle retention is among the best for the spruces.

 

The Blue Spruce has

symmetrical shape
attractive blue foliage

 

 

The needles of the Blue Spruce are:

15-30 mm (.5-1.5 inches) long needles
short and stiff
four-sided
very good needle retention

 

 

 Canaan

Fir

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canaan (pronounced "Ka-naan") is a relative newcomer to the Christmas tree market. It has many similarities to both Fraser and Balsam firs in growth and appearance.

 

The Canaan Fir has:

a wonderful bouquet of balsam fir combined with the beauty of a Fraser fir

 

 

The needles of the Canaan Fir are:

a beautiful green topside and a silver underside
shorter and flat
curve upward