Favorite Christmas tree?

Don Staples dstaples at livingston.net
Sun Dec 13 20:33:56 EST 1998

> Personally, I grew up raising Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). But I
> _really_ prefer White fir (Abies concolor), Noble fir (Abies procera) and
> Subalpine fir (Abies ???) for their aroma and shape. In generaly, the true
> firs (Abies) have stouter limbs that can support more decorations and lights.
> But I think the smell is what really sells it.
> Are Christmas trees aroma therapy, or is it just me?

Nope, same here, I enjoy the smell of our southern pine duff on a warm
spring day.  And ours is Noble fir, an eight footer, down some from the
past, since I got tired of fighting the 10-12 footers my wife was

Merry Christmas to the bionet.

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