Chal Landgren, Richard Fletcher, Michael Bondi, Dann L. Barney and Ron Mahoney
PNW 6 | Published June 2003, Reviewed 2019


A guide for the prospective and novice Christmas tree grower. Includes how to evaluate risk and potential for return. Discusses the tree growing cycle, tasks and time requirements, pertinent laws and regulations, and costs, returns, and taxes. Describes 11 popular species (color photos) including their soil and site preferences, pest and disease susceptibilities, and relative market value. References.

About the authors

Richard Fletcher
Extension forester
Linn and Benton counties
Dann L. Barney
Extension horticulture
University of Idaho Sandpoint Research and Extension Center
Ron Mahoney
Extension forester
University of Idaho

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