Christmas Trees

Farming
11:39 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Christmas Trees Another Crop Victim of Summer Drought

For some, a natural Christmas tree is the only way to go for the holidays.

The evergreen trees sold during the Christmas season take up to seven years to reach maturity. During that growing season, weather and animals are the tree farmer’s biggest enemies. This year the region’s industry was another victim of the 2012 drought.

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