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Growing Christmas Trees in the South

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According to the 1964 estimate, about 2,133,000 Christmas trees were harvested in the South. About 70 percent of these consisted of redcedars; most of them were produced on private land holdings. About 65 and 33 percent of the trees were cut from naturally and artificially established stands, respectively; about 12.5 percent were sheared. Christmas tree plantations of the South occupy about 7,500 acres.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Extension Forester, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, Columbia, S. C.

Publication date: November 1, 1965

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