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Types of Christmas Trees


VIRGINIA PINE

VIRGINIA PINE
The Virginia Pine is known in the South, particularly in choose and cut plantations. Virginia Pine are grown primarily in central and eastern North Carolina. The soft long needles that have a strong green color have special appeal to consumers. Good pine fragrance is evident throughout the room that this striking tree adorns. The Virginia Pine has moderately strong boughs and good needle retention if handled properly.

NORWAY SPRUCE

NORWAY SPRUCE
The Norway Spruce is an excellent live tree because of its adaptability in a wide geographical range and consumer acceptance. The short dark green needles make it especially attractive when carefully cultured to an appealing density and shape, with strong boughs for holding ornaments. When transplanted into the landscape, it grows into a beautiful evergreen tree with long weeping branches.

FRASER FIR

FRASER FIR
The Fraser Fir is a truly superb Christmas tree. Fraser Fir are grown in the high elevation of western North Carolina. The dark green color and fresh-cut aroma makes it one of the most desirable trees on the market. Even heavy ornaments can be hung from it strong boughs that have been pruned carefully for the desired shape. The silvery underside of Fraser Fir's soft needles are pleasant to the touch and are retained on the tree throughout the Holiday Season.
Fraser Fir Quick Facts


WHITE PINE

WHITE PINE
The White Pine is an excellent Christmas tree. White Pines are grown in western and central North Carolina. The soft long needles that have blue-green color with just a hint of white make this tree a favorite of pine buyers. Moderately strong boughs weep gracefully when hung with ornaments. Years of meticulous shearing create a beautiful, dense, and conical shape tree that stands straight and retains its needles throughout the Christmas Season.

 


 

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