Written By: Olivia P. Pearson
With Christmas coming soon, we thought it'd be a good time to remind you to keep Christmas real this year!
The Christmas tree industry is reminding everyone to keep Christmas real this year by purchasing real Christmas trees. Lucky for you, North Carolina grows tons of Christmas trees. Here are a few facts about N.C. Christmas Trees:
North Carolina Main Player
- North Carolina has over 1,300 growers on an estimated 40,000 acres
- Fraser Fir trees represent 98% of all species grown in North Carolina
- North Carolina produces over 19% of the Real Christmas Trees in the U.S.
- An N.C. tree has been chosen for the official White House Christmas tree 12 times
Make It A Tradition
Many families have started a family tradition of taking a ‘day trip’ to find the ‘perfect’ Christmas tree along the mountain plains of Western North Carolina. Join in the fun and take your family to hunt for the best real Christmas tree!