Find the tree that best suits your holidays at Milberger’s Tree Lot. Here is a review of the the different kinds of Christmas Trees you can choose from.
The Nordman fir is Christmas tree of choice because of its deep rich color, dense foliage, rounded needles, and light fragrance. Recently introduced to the U.S. market, it has grown steadily in popularity.
Nordman fir is a very full tree in terms of both branches and foliage. The needles display a dark, green, glossy upper-surface with a contrasting silvery white under-surface. The needles are flat with rounded tips, and grow in symmetrical rows circling around the branch. The Nordman fir has excellent needle retention that makes it a great choice for any climate. Its light scent makes it a desirable species for consumers with allergies.
Currently grown in Oregon and shipped throughout United States, Nordman fir is growing in popularity as availability increases.
The Nordman fir is native to the Caucasus mountain range located in Turkey between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
The Noble fir has long been considered the “King” of Christmas trees. Its majestic beauty, rich fragrance and perfectly spaced branches make it a top seller. Quality Noble fir should have a very well-shaped conical form, with regularly spaced branches and a smooth taper from bottom to top.
Noble fir trees have a naturally symmetrical shape, with well-spaced, sturdy branches that are perfect for displaying ornaments. The firm needles are usually an inch in length, and tend to fold upward on the branch, exposing both the bluish-green tint on top and the variegated silvery-white color on the underside. The Noble fir has excellent needle retention and when properly cared for, a long lifespan in the home. Its scent is pleasantly strong and long-lasting.
All Kirk Company Noble firs are plantation grown. Only grown in the Pacific Northwest, Noble fir are shipped across the country and internationally. They have proven to hold up very well throughout the entire Christmas season
Noble fir were used in the frame construction of the Royal Air Force Mosquito planes used in WWII.
The Fraser fir is an elegant tree. Its fragrance, full shape, strong branches, unique coloring and ability to retain its needles throughout the Holiday season make it an excellent choice as a Christmas tree.
The Fraser fir has a pleasing, natural shape, without looking “sheared”. Strong branches that support heavier decorations curve slightly upwards. Needles are up to one inch in length and flat. The contrasting color of the upper and lower sides of the branch gives this tree a wintery frosted-appearance. Fraser fir has a very pleasant woodsy scent.
Fraser fir grows best in North Carolina and Oregon. Fraser fir ships easily and will appear fresh well past Christmas day
Discovered by John Fraser in the 1800’s the Fraser fir is native to the southern Appalachians at approximately 3,000 feet elevation.