Christmas Tree Facts

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Christmas Tree Facts

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For every real Christmas tree harvested, 2 to 3 seedlings are planted in its place. 

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There are about 1 million acres in Christmas trees production. Each acre provides the daily oxygen requirements of 18 people. 

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There are approximately 5,000 choose and cut farms in the U.S. 

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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.

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The top Christmas tree producing states are; Oregon, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, California, and North Carolina. 

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The top selling Christmas trees are: Balsam fir, Douglas fir, Fraser fir, Scotch pine, White Pine, and Virginia Pine