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Where Are You Cutting Down Your Christmas Tree?

For some, there is the appeal of a perfectly arranged and adorned artificial Christmas tree. Others have a long held tradition of cutting down a tree, whether it be a small 4 foot Douglas fir or a 7 foot Frasier fir. If you are cutting down a tree, you'll need to know where to go! See our listing by county below to navigate you in the right direction this holiday season.

Cumberland County

Basehore Farms

6080 Creekview Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 – Directions here

717-576-0787

Gruver's Nursery

255 Stetler Road, New Cumberland PA 17070 – Directions here

717-774-3299

Open Monday-Friday 2pm-5pm, Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

Paulus Farm Market

1216 South York Street, Mechanicsburg PA 17055 – Directions here

717-697-4330

**Fraser fir – branches grow at an upward angle, which is helpful when trying to keep ornaments from falling off. They do not have much of a scent, but their tips appear silver and create a snow feel. This tree will last a long time when kept in water. $$

Dauphin County

Smith Christmas Tree Farm

1001 South 80th Street, Harrisburg PA 17111 – Directions here

717-566-2375

Open Saturday and Sunday 8am-5pm

Strites Orchard Farm Markety

1000 Strites Road, Harrisburg PA 17111 – Directions here

717-564-3130

Open MOnday-Friday 8am-7pm, Saturday 8am-5pm. Closed Sunday

Wine's Christmas Trees

2550 Fishing Creek Valley Road, Harrisburg PA 17112 – Directions here

717-412-7584

Hidden Pines Christmas Tree Farm

510 Lauffer Road, Middletown PA 17057 – Directions here

717-648-0636

**Douglas Fir – the lightest green of any tree, they have many small branches that are closely grown together. They do not last as long as some other varieties, so don't get this tree too early in the season. $$

York County

McCurdy's Tree Farm

127 Chestnut Grove Road, Dillsburg PA 17019 – Directions Here

717-432-4017

Pennlive's article from November 2014 gives some great tips on how to cut down a tree and how to sustain it so it's looking just as fresh on Christmas Day!

**Noble fir – known for their strong branches, this is your tree if you have large, heavy ornaments. $$$$

**Grand fir – this is the Classic christmas tree scent. $$$

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