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Christmas Tree Varieties

Here is a list of Christmas trees grown right here in Eastern North Carolina...

Thuja Green Giant -pyramidal evergreen with rich green color, having tiny scale-like leaves on flattened branchlets. This is one of the newer types of trees for Christmas trees. Very desirable.

Green Giant Arborvitae

The Virginia Pine is known in the South, particularly in choose and cut plantations. Virginia Pine are grown primarily in central and eastern North Carolina. The soft long needles that have a strong green color have special appeal to consumers. Good pine fragrance is evident throughout the room that this striking tree adorns. The Virginia Pine has moderately strong boughs and good needle retention if handled properly.

Virginia Pine

Picea abies -- needles 1/2 -1" long and shiny, dark green.  It has a sharp, strong fragrance, nice conical shape. 

Makes a nice container tree or a ball & burlap (B&B) tree.  If properly planted will live in the piedmont and eastern North Carolina.

Norway Spruce

Pinus strobus - soft, blue-green needles, 2 to 5 inches long; retains needles throughout the holiday season; very full appearance; little or no fragrance; no pollen to cause allergic reactions.

White Pine

Juniperus virginiana - leaves are a dark, shiny, green color, sticky to the touch; good scent; may last just 2-3 weeks; a southern Christmas tree.

Looking for and enjoying the days of old? The Red Cedar is what so many families grew up having in their homes. The Red Cedar has a wonderful scent to remind us of days gone by.

Eastern Red Cedar

What a beauty! The variegated Leyland Cypress with their white or yellow tips are already partially decorated for you.  You will find these on Choose and Cut farms also.

Variegated Leyland Cypress

Cupressus arizonica - steely, blue needles; dense, lacy foliage; yellow flowers and nice scent; smells like a cross between lemon and mint.

Carolina Sapphire

Cupressocyparis leylandii  - foliage is dark green to gray color; has upright branches with a feathery appearance; has a light scent; good for people with allergies to other Christmas tree types. One of the most sought after Christmas trees in the Southeastern United States.

Leyland Cypress