Where do Florida Christmas trees come from?
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Also to know is, do Christmas trees grow in Florida?
In Florida, red cedar, Virginia pine, sand pine, spruce pine and Leyland cypress are grown specifically for use as Christmas trees. Each year, the young trees must be shaped or pruned to encourage the tree to branch more quickly and gradually achieve the full, bushy appearance people prefer in their Christmas trees.
Also Know, where do the Christmas trees come from? Christmas Trees From Germany Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we now know it in the 16th century when devout Christians brought decorated trees into their homes. Some built Christmas pyramids of wood and decorated them with evergreens and candles if wood was scarce.
In respect to this, can you buy real Christmas trees in Florida?
Nationally, about 30 million real trees are used for Christmas annually. They are grown on farms and plantations in Florida and in almost every other state and Canada.
Who produces the most Christmas trees?
Michigan produced 1.1 million. North Carolina cut more than 2.8 million Christmas trees that year, according to the USDA -- almost all Fraser fir. But the biggest Christmas tree-producing state in the nation is Oregon, which produced nearly 5 million Christmas trees in 2009.