Christmas trees

Christmas trees

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Woodland Notes Newsletter

Newsletter

The Woodland Notes newsletter is published quarterly and covers Clackamas, Marion & Hood River Counties.

Life on the Dry Side Newsletter

Newsletter

OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Newsletter: Serving land managers and owners east of the Cascades.

Developing Quality Christmas Trees in the Pacific Northwest

OSU Extension Catalog

Each Christmas tree species requires special skill and specific knowledge to be grown successfully. This publication outlines how trees grow and the culturing practices necessary to develop the size, shape, and density of true fir, Douglas-fir, pine, and spruce Christmas trees so that they are...

By Chal Landgren

Identifying and Managing Christmas Tree Diseases, Pests, and Other Problems (Identificación y Manejo de Enfermedades, Plagas y Otros Problemas en Árboles de Navidad)

OSU Extension Catalog

This full-color, bilingual (English and Spanish) field guide is for tree growers, field workers, and anyone else interested in Christmas tree production. It features descriptions of diseases, pests, disorders, and damage affecting Christmas trees, and describes how to identify and manage these...

By Chal Landgren, Luisa Santamaria

Growing Christmas Trees in the Pacific Northwest

OSU Extension Catalog

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...

By Michael Bondi, Chal Landgren

Weed and Vegetation Management Strategies in Christmas Trees

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication offers an integrated approach to effective weed management in Christmas trees, incorporating diverse strategies and practices to keep weed populations off balance. It includes strategies for using prevention, mechanical means, cover crops and vegetated strips, flame weeding, and...

By Chal Landgren, Tim Miller-Morgan, Ed Peachey

Best Management Practices for Christmas Tree Export (Buenas Prácticas de Manejo para la Exportación de Árboles de Navidad)

OSU Extension Catalog

This full-color, bilingual (English and Spanish) field guide provides Christmas tree producers with information on identifying and managing pests of concern to export trading partners. It features best management practices to help minimize the presence of pests at harvest and describes how to...

By Chal Landgren, Luisa Santamaria, Heather Stoven

Esquilar y Cultivar Arboles de Navidad

OSU Extension Catalog

Aprenda técnicas de eficacia para mejorar la cantidad y calidad de su cosecha de arboles de Navidad

By Chal Landgren

Shearing and Culturing Christmas Trees

OSU Extension Catalog

This video shows how to improve your noble fir or Douglas-fir Christmas tree plantation--and your bottom line. Learn proven shearing and culturing practices for the noble and Douglas-fir; also covers knife selection and sharpening.

By Chal Landgren