August is a time when xmas fir trees have finished there growth season and an important time to check if they need added nutrition to boost the color of there foliage. This can be done through foliar application or granules on the soil. Ever wondered how we get a deep rich green to blue tint color in our tree? We … Read More “How to Boost Color for Christmas Trees”
Growing Christmas Trees
All about Christmas tree growing and the life of a grower in Ireland. Read all the latest on the growth journey of a tree, what farmers do throughout the year and how they achieve full-sized shaped trees through various techniques.
It takes around to 10 to 12 years to grow an average sized (6ft) Christmas tree from seed. They start from growing by seed in nurseries for 2 to 4 years and are then planted outdoors in christmas tree farms for another 8 years. In the first few years, they are very slow-growing while eventually growing an average of 1 … Read More “How long it takes to grow a Christmas Tree?”