There are many sizes, types and varieties of REAL Christmas trees available to consumers now-a-days, so educate yourself before you head out to the farm. Below are descriptions of our trees to help you determine the best type of tree for you based on your space, decorations, and other factors. Learn more about the different varieties of trees and what their common characteristics are so you'll be able to tell the difference between a spruce and a fir.

Tree Care Tips

When a Christmas tree is cut, more than half its weight is water. With proper care, you can maintain the quality of your tree. Below are a number of tips on caring for your tree:

  1. Displaying trees in water in a traditional reservoir type stand is the most effective way of maintaining their freshness and minimizing needle loss problems.
  2. Make a fresh cut to remove about a 1/2-inch thick disk of wood from the base of the trunk before putting the tree in the stand. Make the cut perpendicular to the stem axis. Don't cut the trunk at an angle, or into a v-shape, which makes it far more difficult to hold the tree in the stand and also reduces the amount of water available to the tree.
  3. Once home, place the tree in water as soon as possible. Most species can go 6 to 8 hours after cutting the trunk and still take up water. Don't bruise the cut surface or get it dirty.
  4. If needed, trees can be temporarily stored for several days in a cool location. Place the freshly cut trunk in a bucket that is kept full of water.
  5. To display the trees indoors, use a stand with an adequate water holding capacity for the tree. As a general rule, stands should provide 1 quart of water per inch of stem diameter. Devices are available that help maintain a constant water level in the stand.
  6. Use a stand that fits your tree. Avoid whittling the sides of the trunk down to fit a stand. The outer layers of wood are the most efficient in taking up water and should not be removed.
  7. Keep trees away from major sources of heat (fireplaces, heaters, heat vents, direct sunlight). Lowering the room temperature will slow the drying process, resulting in less water consumption each day.
  8. The temperature of the water used to fill the stand is not important and does not affect water uptake.
  9. Check the stand daily to make sure that the level of water does not go below the base of the tree. With many stands, there can still be water in the stand even though the base of the tree is no longer submerged in water.
  10. Drilling a hole in the base of the trunk does NOT improve water uptake.
  11. Use of lights that produce low heat, such as miniature lights, will reduce drying of the tree.
  12. Always inspect light sets prior to placing them on the tree. If worn, replace with a new set.
  13. Do not overload electrical circuits.
  14. Always turn off the tree lights when leaving the house or when going to bed.
  15. Monitor the tree for freshness. After Christmas or if the tree is dry, remove it from the house.
  16. Visit the Tree Recycling page to find a recycling program near you.
  17. Never burn any part of a Christmas tree in a wood stove or fireplace.

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Concolor Fir

These small, narrow needles are around 1 to 1.5 inches in length and occur in rows. They have good foliage color, good needle retention, and a pleasing shape and aroma.

Canaan Fir

Canaan Fir Christmas trees are relatively new to the Christmas tree market. It has many similarities to both Frasier and Balsam Firs in growth and appearance. Unfortunately, this similarity has led to a great deal of confusion.

Frasier Fir

The Fraiser Fir branches turn slightly upward. They have a good form and needle-retention. They are dark blue-green in color. The have a pleasant scent, and excellent shipping charactersitics as well.

Douglas Fir

These soft needles are dark green in color and are approximately 1 to 1.5 inches in length. Douglas Fir needles radiate in all directions from the branch. When crushed, these needles have a sweet fragrance. They are one of the top major Christmass tree species in the U.S.

Norway Spruce

It is readily identified by its dark green needles and drooping branchlets. Trees have dark green crown with a triangular shape. leavesare 4-sided, .5 to 1 inch in length, and sharp or somewhat blunt at the tip. At the base of each needle is a twig-like projection which remains after the needle is lost. Although sometimes confused with true first, spruces in general have rectangular rather than flat needles, and cones which hang down rather than stand erect on the stem. Additionally, spruce cones fall from the tree after seeds are disseminated, whereas fir cones disintegrate.

Colorado Blue Spruce

Often used for stuffing pine-pillows, these sharp needles are 1 to 1.5 inches in length. This species is bluish-gray in color. Needles have an unpleasant odor when crushed. This Christmas tree has good symmetrical form and an attractive blue foliage. It also has good needle retention.