Beavers Christmas Tree Farm

Christmas Tree Facts

  • There are approximately 33 million Real Christmas Treessold in North America every year.
  • Approximately 330,000 Real Christmas Trees are sold via e-commerce or catalog and shipped mail-order.
  • North-American Real Christmas Trees are grown in all 50 states and Canada. Most artificial treesare manufactured in China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong.
  • Real Trees are a renewable, recyclable resource. Artificial trees contain non-biodegradable plastics and possible metal toxins such as lead, cadmium and organ-tins.
  • Consumers can locate the nearest recycling program by logging onto or calling 1-800-CLEANUP.
  • For every Real Christmas Tree harvested, 2 to 3 seedlings are planted in its place the
    following spring. In the Spring of 2001, over 73 million Real Christmas Tree seedlings were planted.
  • There are about 1 million acres in production for growing Christmas Trees. Each acre provides the daily oxygen requirements of 18 people.
  • There are about 15,000 Christmas Tree growers in North America, and over 100,000 people employed full or part-time in the industry.
  • It can take as many as 15 years to grow a tree of average retail sale height (6 feet), but the average growing time is 7 years.
  • The top Christmas Tree producing states are Oregon, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Washington and Wisconsin.
  • The top selling Christmas Trees are: balsam fir, Douglas-fir, Fraser fir, noble fir, Scotch pine, Virginia pine, and white pine. Source: National Christmas Tree Association and your local Christmas Tree professional.

Beavers Christmas Tree Farm offering fresh cut Christmas Trees to Alabama.

Dec 27, 2014 Uncategorized

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