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Check out our helpful Michigan Christmas tree farm directories by clicking one of the buttons below. Whether you want to cut your own Christmas tree or would like a precut tree farm, we have the perfect Christmas tree lot near you.

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Upcoming Meetings

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Mark your calendars for the following 2022 MCTA Events:

  • March 4 – Michigan Christmas Tree Association Winter Meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • July 27 and 28 – Michigan Christmas Tree Association Summer Meeting at Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill, Armada, Michigan

More meeting details to come…

 

News & Events

Michigan Christmas tree farms are producing an ever-widening array of tree types, including exotic or lesser-known tree species. Corkbark fir. Photo by Bert Cregg, MSU. Michiganders that purchase a real tree for the holidays each year are likely fami...
Click the links below to watch some excellent videos from the It’s Christmas. Keep it Real campaign of the Christmas Tree Promotion Board. The videos cover topics like Christmas tree production, selecting a tree, decorating and lighting tips, an...
Michigan Christmas tree farms are following guidelines to keep you and your family safe while finding your perfect Christmas tree. When vistiting the farm or retail lot, wear a mask, wash your hands and keep a 6-foot distance from other customers. Th...
Enjoy holiday memories for years to come with a living tree. Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forestry, and Jill O'Donnell, MSU Extension - November 26, 2019 Living, container-g...

Real Christmas trees bring real joy! The warm tradition, joyful scent and natural beauty simply cannot be manufactured. Use the MCTA's choose and cut or retail locators to find the centerpiece of your Christmas tradition!

 

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Celebrate with a Fresh Christmas Tree

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Choosing the right Christmas tree
Michigan farms and tree lots offer an array of great Christmas tree choices. Whether you look for a pre-cut tree at a local tree lot or bundle up the family for the choose-and-cut experience, you will find a wide variety of tree types that offer something for everyone. To help you pick the perfect tree, Michigan State University Extension has developed a description of the main types of trees grown in Michigan.

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Tips for success with your first real Christmas tree
The scent of a real Christmas tree in the house, the allure of a family outing to select a real tree and the appeal of buying local are among the reasons people buy real Christmas trees. For some, especially people who grew up in households with an artificial tree, buying and setting up a real tree may seem like daunting task. With a little planning, however, having a real tree can add a fun and enjoyable family experience to the holidays.

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Water is the essential ingredient in keeping your real Christmas tree fresh
Before you set up your tree, make a fresh, straight cut across the base of the tree, removing a half-inch or more from the bottom. Why do we want to make a fresh cut? After the tree is harvested, resin begins to collect in the tree’s ducts, sealing off water-conducting tissue. Making a fresh cut removes the blocked resin and allows water to move into the trunk and eventually evaporating (transpire) from the foliage.