CHRISTMAS TREE VARIETIES

Leyland Cypress

Leyland Cypress is one of the most popular trees grown in the South for Christmas trees. This tree drops very few needles and with proper care, will easily stay fresh through the entire Christmas season. These trees also do not produce pollen.

Carolina Sapphire

Carolina Sapphire and Blue Ice are varieties of the Arizona Cypress and two of the newest species developed for Christmas trees. Their foliage are blue green in color, soft to the touch, and very dense with an outstanding aroma. Due to their tendency to dry out even in water stands, it is recommended to cut these three to four weeks before Christmas.

Blue Ice Cypress

Carolina Sapphire and Blue Ice are varieties of the Arizona Cypress and two of the newest species developed for Christmas trees. Their foliage are blue green in color, soft to the touch, and very dense with an outstanding aroma. Due to their tendency to dry out even in water stands, it is recommended to cut these three to four weeks before Christmas.

Eastern Red Cedar

Eastern Red Cedar is the traditional native Christmas tree of the South. It has a wonderful cedar aroma and the foliage is quite dense but sometimes prickly. Due to its tendency to dry out even in water stands, it is recommended to cut this tree two to three weeks before Christmas.

Virginia Pine

Virginia Pine is a native to the South and one of the most widely grown Christmas trees. It has short needles, dense foliage, and a pleasant pine scent. Its strong branches make it an excellent choice for hanging heavy ornaments.

White Pine

White Pine is a dense, full tree that has soft, blue green needles. This tree has a pleasant pine scent and decorates well with lightweight ornaments.

Murray Cypress

 Murray Cypress is a variety of the Leyland Cypress. This tree drops very few needles and with proper care, will easily stay fresh through the entire Christmas season. In addition to being a beautiful tree with soft foliage and a lemon mint aroma, it does not produce pollen.

Fraser Fir

 Fraser Fir has strong branches, blue green foliage, and a wonderful aroma. Because they require cool summer weather and higher altitudes, they do not grow in South Carolina. However, many farms carry pre-cut Fraser Fir for families who want to enjoy the tree selection in a farm atmosphere