ID

420-638(CNRE-118P)

Authors as Published

Authored by James E. Johnson, Extension Forester, and reviewed by Kyle Peer, Extension Specialist, Christmas Trees, and Superintendent, Reynolds Homestead Forest Resources Research Center


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As the Christmas tree industry develops in Virginia, the production of larger quantities of trees places growers in a more competitive environment. Under conditions of competition, it becomes necessary for growers to produce the highest quality trees possible in order to enjoy marketing success. There are many characteristics of Christmas trees which are widely considered to be quality factors, but the most important are shape, needle retention, straightness, and color.


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Publication Date

September 14, 2020