26 November, 2017
Wholesale prices of trees from the northwest have gone up almost 50 percent this year due to the shortages.
"People were calling and asking whether they can show up for a tree early", said Roger Unangst, owner of Unangst Tree Farm in East Allen Township.
A tradition that some families have kept up for years.
It's a tradition here in Southwest Louisiana: shopping for Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving.
"If you have access to tree farms near you, you probably will have no problem at all finding new trees to cut right up until Christmas", Hundley said. This year was the first time Bakersfield resident, Amy Patterson, went home with a precut tree.
She said it takes about 10 years to grow an average size tree.
"So yeah, we're having trouble filling the orders that we have", he said. It's the experience of going out with the family and just walking around and enjoying it.
"It is very profitable", OR tree farmer Tom Dean told ABC7 News.
Christmas tree lot owners warn they could run out of trees early this year
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Thanks to hundreds of thousands of tree sales, Square was able to analyze last year's numbers to distill American tree-buying habits. And since people use artificial trees for five or more years, Hundley said, that figure is equivalent to 50 million fewer live trees being sold.
"We've always had one", she said with a shrug.
Trunks of fresh trees will be white where they were cut.
She's the mother of three young ones, saying it's an annual holiday tradition to pick out the ideal tree.
"This is what we do", Patterson said.
"That's a Norway spruce and it's three years old", he said, pointing at a tree.
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