Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Christmas Tree Sales Totaled $375 Million in 2010

2010 Christmas Tree Sales by State

Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska. Christmas tree growers are as diverse as any other farm specialization, ranging from large sophisticated operations in the Pacific Northwest to smaller cut your own operations in the Southeast. In 2010, Christmas trees produced by U.S. farms generated $375 million in cash receipts. The top tree producing States (in terms of cash receipts) were Oregon, North Carolina, Washington, and Michigan. Combined, these states accounted for 70 percent of total Christmas tree receipts.