Check Yout Tree Farm Tree for Freshness
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How can I tell if a tree farm tree is fresh?
If you intend to buy a tree from a Christmas tree farm, be on the lookout for the freshest specimen possible.
How can you tell if a tree is fresh? Here are some great tips:
- A fresh tree will be a healthy green color and have minimal browning needles.
- The needles should be flexible and should not fall off easily. Run your hands through the needles, how many came off? Needles should not fall of readily.
- Pick the tree up so it is a few inches from the ground and drop it on the butt end. Minimal green needles should fall (it's OK if a few brown ones do).
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