Selecting and Caring for Christmas Trees

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Selecting the “perfect” Christmas tree for your home can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience for the entire family. Decorating and displaying a real Christmas tree is a tradition followed by generations of families. Real trees smell great and look beautiful.

NC Christmas tree farm

Christmas trees are grown in almost every county in North Carolina. Fraser firs from the North Carolina mountains are shipped nationwide. Farm-raised Christmas trees are grown sustainably and are completely recyclable.

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While hardier than most flowers, fruits or vegetables, real Christmas trees are also perishable. For your Christmas tree to hold up past the holidays, it should be selected and cared for with freshness in mind. By following a few simple guidelines, buyers can select trees which will meet their needs throughout the holiday season.

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Learn more reading this NC State Extension Publication:

Selection and Care of Christmas Trees

Additional information about buying and caring for a living Balled and & Burlap Christmas tree is available at Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees.

Disposing of your live tree is easy. In Henderson County, drop off your tree in Jackson Park in the designated area. The tree will be chipped then you can come back and get mulch.