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Top 4 Types of Christmas Trees #1: Fraser Fir

What is a Fraser Fir?

Native to the Appalachian Mountains, the Fraser Fir the top-selling Christmas tree in the market.

What does it look like?

Fraser Firs have excellent retention of their short-needles. Their strong branches with silvery undersides make the tree blue-green in color. 

Appearance Rating: 2.5/4. The long, sturdy branches Fraser Firs provide the best support—and best display—for showcasing individual ornaments.

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How does it smell?

After Balsam Firs, Fraser firs have the next best fragrance in strength and pleasantry.

Fragrance Rating: 3/4.

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How should I decorate it?

Deck Fraser Firs with your family's assortment of ornaments. The blue-green needles look fine paired with any color scheme, especially cool silvers, violets, and blues.

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Do you have any photos of trees YOU decorated for the holidays? Send your best photo as a comment on our Facebook Wall for a chance to win a free Christmas Tree! We'll add them to a Facebook gallery, and your friends can like and share to vote for your tree. The top 12 photos will be featured on our blog, and the winner—announced December 1st—can pick up a tree on us at our holiday lot in Madison.

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That concludes our Top 4 Christmas Tree Profiles. See our blog for the profiles of all our tree varieties.

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