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Beautiful Environmentally Responsible Christimas Trees Delivered to your Home or Office

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Royal Fir Trees

Of the many types of fir trees traditionally used, the Nordmann Fir is truly the Royalty of firs. The "perfect tree" has been grown commercially since 1960 and today over 8 million Nordmann Firs are produced annually in Denmark, the largest producer in Europe.
 
Our Royal Fir is of the Nordmann variety and is specially selected for:
 

  • an even cone shape
  • lush, dark green color
  • soft-to-the-touch, long-lasting needles

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      Abies Nordmanniana
      An academic name of Nordmann Fir is Abies nordmanniana. Its characteristics are:
       
      • Conifer, evergreen, 40-60 ft (12-18 m), in wild 200 ft (61 m), densely branched from ground up, regularly arranged.
      • Needles dense, directed forward, 20-30 mm long, 2-2.5 mm wide, apex rounded and notched, lustrous dark green above, 2 white stomatal bands below.
      • Cones 15 cm long and 5 cm wide, cylindrical.
      • Sun. Adaptable. Fast growing.
        • The Normann Fir was discovered by Alexander Von Nordmann, Finnish botanist (1803-66), who introduced it to western Europe in 1838. The Tradition of a decorated Christmas tree started much earlier in the year 1600 in Freiburg, Germany and by the 18th Century had become popular throughout Northern Europe. Queen Victoria introduced the Christmas tree to England in the 19th Century and today beautifully decorated trees are a family gathering point at Christmas everywhere.

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