Favorite Christmas tree?
dstaples at livingston.net
Thu Dec 17 16:50:04 EST 1998
Gnome 11 wrote:
> In article <19981215204028.08554.00000629 at ng07.aol.com>, Susan112
> <susan112 at aol.com> writes
> >Good old Scotch pine here, and yes it was grown locally at a Christmas Tree
> >Farm. I think I'd prefer one of the fir species (except for the price) but we
> >don't see much choice around here but Scotch for choose and cut.
> >Happy Holidays!
> Interesting that you should be able to get a Scots Pine because no one I
> know in the UK, where it is our only real indigenous conifer, aside from
> yew, ever uses Scots pine!
> Gnome 11
Scotch Pine (local) has been planted for Christmas tree production in
Missouri for at least the last 40 years, possibly 50, cause when I was
in school at the U of Mo, we cut and sold Scotch pine for trees every
year, and planted every year. That was in 1958.
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