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Is Your Christmas Tree Going To Cost More This Year

November 21, 2019

I saw my first Christmas tree stand pop up in Bel Air. Are you ready to buy a tree?

Get ready because it might cost  a little more this year.

The tree market is a little tight a  because of hot weather, heavy rains, and the 2008 recession.

Dry summers in 2017 and 2018 hurt tree supplies in Oregon and North Carolina. Torrential rains damaged trees in Missouri. The 2008 recession caused farmers not to plant as many trees that would be coming to harvest this year. 

The tight supply could make them a little pricey this year.  No worries though, there should be enough trees for anybody who wishes to have one. There were over 32 million trees sold last year.

When do you normally put up your Christmas tree?