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Christmas Trees Publications & Resources

Developing Quality Christmas Trees in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Each Christmas tree species requires special skill and specific knowledge to be grown successfully. This publication outlines how trees grow and the culturing practices necessary to develop the size, . . . . . more details

Growing Christmas Trees in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
This primer for new Christmas tree growers covers market trends, opportunities and risks, tree management, species descriptions, laws and regulations, and costs and returns. Contains 11 color photogra . . . . . more details

Growing Corkbark Fir and Subalpine Fir for Nursery Production > PDF
Explores the cultivation of corkbark fir and subalpine fir for use as landscape (corkbark fir only) or Christmas trees. Topics covered include site selection, seeding production, tree establishment an . . . . . more details

Identifying and Managing Christmas Tree Diseases, Pests, and Other Problems/Identificación y Manejo de Enfermedades, Plagas y Otros Problemas en Árboles de Navidad
This full-color, bilingual (English and Spanish) field guide is for tree growers, field workers, and anyone else interested in Christmas tree production. It features descriptions of diseases, pests, d . . . . . more details
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Weed and Vegetation Management in Christmas Trees > PDF
Describes the top dozen weeds in Christmas trees and strategies for managing them, including prevention, mechanical control, control with cover crops and vegetated strips, flame weeding, biological co . . . . . more details


University of Idaho Extension


Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332
Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046



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