In the Spring of 2016 our faming capabilities include:

  • Over 4,000 acres of Fraser Fir Christmas Trees - we started these fields in 1990
  • Over 1600 acres of pumpkins - first crop was in 2000
  • Over 275 acres of cabbage - started growing in 1968
  • Over 2250 acres of corn - started this crop in 2010
  • Over 150 acres of boxwood - started in 1990

Grown in the mountains of NC and VA and native Blue Ridge Region the Fraser Fir grows best over 3,000 feet in elevation. With a perfect Christmas tree shape and fragrant dark green needles that have a long retention time, the Fraser Fir is an excellent and highly sought after Christmas tree. The Fraser is named after John Fraser, the Scottish botanist and explorer who discovered it in the late 18th century.

1,200,000 Fraser Fir Trees were planted in the spring of 2016 to keep up with the growing demand for this choice Christmas tree!

The trees are cut after a couple of frosts; this “sets the needles”. Storing the trees in cool, dark and humid coolers keeps the tree fresh and long lasting for the consumer.

The desired height, climate and Mother Nature all come into play, but the general rule is 6-8 years for a 7’ tree once it is planted as a sapling. It takes 4 years from seed to a transplantable sapling. Total years for this process are up to 12, from seed to adorned and decorated in your families’ living room.



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