Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Christmas Tree Facts

Christmas Trees

3 – Number of seedlings planted for every harvested Christmas tree
8 – average number of years it takes a Christmas tree to mature
50 – Number of states in the U.S. that grow Christmas trees (yep, all fifty of them,including Hawaii and Alaska)
98 – Percentage of Christmas trees grown on Christmas tree farms
2,000 – Number of trees planted per acre
12,000 – Approximate number of cut-your-own Christmas tree farms in the U.S.


Holly said...

good thing ours is fake!! Or is that also bad for the environment?!?!?!

Misty Fowler said...

Where do the facts come from? If 3 seedlings are planted for each tree, does that mean the other 2 get to live, or that about 2 die young for each one that matures?