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Balsam Fir
  • Dark-green appearance

  • Long-lasting short needles

  • Needles have a broad circular base, with dark green topside and light green underside

  • Pleasing fragrance

  • Easy to hang light to heavy decorations

Did you know...

Balsam Fir typically takes 9 to 10 years in the field to produce a 6-7 foot tree. 

Wood resin from the Canada Balsam is used to make microscope slides.

Canaan Fir
  • Very similar in features to Balsam Fir and Fraser Fir

  • Long-lasting ​short needles

  • Needles hold better than Fraser Fir

  • Easy to hang a variety of decorations

  • Needles have a broad circular base, with green topside and lighter green underside

  • Pleasing fragrance

Did you know...

Canaan Fir is only grown in the Canaan Valley of West Virginia.

***Only available on the pre-cut lot.

Fraser Fir
  • Very similar in features to Balsam Fir and Canaan Fir

  • The branches are strong and turn slightly upward giving the tree a compact pyramid-shaped appearance

  • Long-lasting short needles 

  • Needles are flat, dark-green on the topside and silvery-white green on the underside

  • Very fragrant 

Did you know...

The Fraser Fir was named after a Scot botanist, John Fraser, in the late 18th Century.

Fraser Fir is the most popular Christmas tree and takes 7 to 10 years in the field to grow to be 6-7 feet tall.

Scotch Pine
  • Needles grow in bundles of two and range in length from 1-3 inches

  • Color varies from bright green to dark green with bluish tones

  • Excellent long-lasting needles

  • Suitable for both light and heavy ornaments

Did you know...

Scotch Pine is also called Scots Pine and was introduced to North America by European settlers.

The needles rarely fall off, making it a great Christmas tree with less clean-up when taking down.

White Pine
  • Long, slender needles that range from 2 1/2 to 5 inches long are its most distinguishing feature

  • The needles are soft and flexible

  • Needle retention is good, but the tree does not have much aroma

  • Not recommended for heavy ornaments

Did you know...

It is considered the largest pine in the United States and can grow to a mature height of 80 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide.  

England used pine trees that had a diameter greater than 24 inches for ship masts during colonial times.

Colorado Blue Spruce​
  • Silvery blue-green colored Christmas tree with a somewhat pale gray bark

  • Needles are prickly, stiff and are roughly 1-1.5 inches long

  • Has a nice aroma, but when the needles are crushed the aroma turns bad

Did you know...

Used as stuffing for pine-pillows.

Could live to be 600 to 800 years old, if left uncut. 

White Spruce​
  • One of the best Christmas trees to hang ornaments on

  • Needles are short and stiff with a blunt tip

  • Has a nice aroma, but like the Colorado Blue Spruce, aroma turns "skunk-like" when crushed

Did you know...

There are over 30 cultivated varieties of the White Spruce identified.

The wood has been used for lumber, furniture, sounding boards for pianos and violins, and much more.


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