The Balsam Fir is the most fragrant of the firs. It is a native of Wisconsin with short, 3/4" - 1 1/2" flat needles. The needles are singly attached and form a very soft, feather-like spray of foliage. Use the Balsam Fir as a lightweight option for smaller spaces or boughs for decorating mantels and entryways. It also lends itself to a beautiful option for large trees, 12' and above. Contact the sales team for further information.
The Fraser Fir is known for its excellent needle retention and silvery-blue color. Originally native to the Appalachian Mountains we have selected seed sources that have adapted well to the more severe Midwest climate. It has short, 1-1 1/4" flat needles that are firmly attached yet are pleasantly soft to the touch. Well branched trees will hold customers largest ornaments. The Fraser Fir has gained popularity and in much of the US is the most popular Christmas tree.
The Scotch Pine is known for its sturdy branching and ability to support large ornaments. Originally from Europe, it has adapted well to the Midwest climate. It has medium 1 1/2-3" needles and is renowned for its excellent needle retention. The Scotch Pine provides a nice price point for most Christmas tree buyers.
The White Pine is a native variety to Wisconsin and is known for its fragrant aroma. It has long, 2-5" slender needles that are soft to the touch. When kept properly watered, needle retention is excellent. These lightweight trees are easy to handle and pack well for shipping. People with evergreen allergies have reported little or no reaction to White Pine. Their dense boughs support lighter ornaments and are popular in garlands, wreaths and centerpieces.