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  1. #1
    Bronze Member
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    Sep 2005
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    Maine
    Tractor
    JD 445

    Default Christmas trees

    Thinking of planting a little xmas tree farm (Am I nuts)
    MIL has 25 acre field JD 755 w PH&Bushhog
    local farmer hays it (for the hay only) thought I could use a little strip
    what does it take 5 years?? full grown ready to harvest.
    plant 100 every year ??
    where do you buy from??
    thanks

  2. #2
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    Mocksville NC

    Default Re: Christmas trees

    contact you local forestry service or you state forestry service. seedlings are cheap. Im not sure but most trees are at least 8 years old.

  3. #3
    Gold Member Champy's Avatar
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    Location
    Indiana
    Tractor
    John Deere 990

    Default Re: Christmas trees

    I use a nursery in PA for some of my seedlings. PikesPeak nursery...ask for Marcy. Most young seedlings will take at least 6-8 years. Once they get fully rooted you can expect maybe about a foot per year (depends on the species you plant).

    Good luck

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