Starting a Christmas Tree Business

A Christmas tree farmer offers his advice on joining the business, including tips on species selection, buying and planting seedlings, pruning, and selling your trees.



Christmas Tree Farmer
The business of raising Christmas trees can be both lucrative and merry.
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Christmas in July: Early summer pruning.
WALTER CHANDOHA
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Perhaps most beautiful: an unharvested Christmas tree.
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Cutting your own tree can be a family affair.
WALTER CHANDOHA

















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