Top Ten list of Christmas Trees
The National Christmas Tree Association suggests that this season, "36 million U.S. families plan to focus their holiday traditions around a real Christmas tree". ..""about 23 percent of the consumers will purchase their trees from a 'Christmas tree farm' while about 62 percent will buy trees from a retail lot."
Favorite Christmas Tree in US
1. Fraser Fir - needles are silvery-green and soft to the touch.
2. Douglas Fir -deep green in color and has unusually lovely branch shape.
3. Balsam Fir - beautiful dark-green color with airy, flexible branches.
4. Colorado Blue Spruce - nice pyramidal shape with strong limbs.
5. Scotch Pine - needles can be sharp as pins, but it resists drying
6. White Spruce - narrow conic in young trees.
7. White Pine - used in garlands, wreaths due to their long, feathery, soft needles.
8. White Fir -good foliage color, a pleasing natural shape and aroma
9 . Virginia Pine - yellow-green needles are paired in fascicles and are often twisted.
10 . Eastern Red Cedar - The fine-grained, soft brittle pinkish red to brownish red heartwood is fragrant, very light and very durable.