Published on November 30th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.0
Yule Be Sorry
Live Christmas Tree Shortages
According to the National Christmas Tree Association, more than 27 million holiday trees were purchased in the U.S. last year. But during the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009, growers didn’t have the funds to plant adequately, and smaller crops are just starting to hit the market now, creating higher prices. Some varieties take up to 12 years to reach holiday height.