Christmas Trees

Shearing/Culturing Christmas Trees
Esquilar y Cultivar Arboles de Navi

Upcoming events...

Cover Crops in Christmas Trees and Soil Health Field Workshop

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 3:00 – 6:00 pm

  • Spend an afternoon touring two Christmas tree plantations and visiting with owners who have years of experience using in-row cover crops. Other experts will join the group in discussions of species and seeding methods.
  • Please register with Judy Kowalski
  • This event is FREE!
  • Map to meeting place


Christmas Tree Progeny Trials

Below are links to articles published in The Christmas Tree Lookout by the Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association. These articles were written by many industry professionals about past and ongoing progeny trials in the Northwest. They contain interesting information on several Christmas tree species including Douglas-fir, Noble fir, Nordmann and Turkish fir.

Station Research

NWREC Christmas Tree Seed Orchards


Christmas tree Economics

Additional Resources

Pacific Northwest Pest Management Control Handbooks

Interesting Articles

Program Contacts

  • Chal Landgren, Extension Specialist—Christmas Trees
  • Judy Kowalski, Bio Science Research Technician 3—Nursery, Christmas Trees, and Specialty Crop Registrations


Identification and Use

of Beneficial Insects

 in Controlling Aphids in Christmas Trees