More than a Christmas Tree

Posted: December 21, 2015 in General

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Christmas trees bring so much joy during the holiday season. However, there are many fun facts about Christmas trees. So, did you know?…

  • Recycled trees have been used to make sand and soil erosion barriers and been placed in ponds for fish shelter.
  • Christmas trees remove dust and pollen from the air.
  • An acre of Christmas trees provides for the daily oxygen requirements of 18 people.
  • Christmas trees have been sold commercially in the United states since about 1850.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • The first decorated Christmas was in Riga, Latvia in 1510.
  • Christmas trees take an average of 7-10 years to mature.
  • 100,000 people are employed in the Christmas tree industry.

Hope you enjoy these fun facts, and I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season!


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