Come December...., the festive season for the oncoming celebration days of the year. Christmas celebrated through out the world with decorations (including of course a Christmas Tree), gifts, cards, flowers.
There are two things which have become an essential part of both the public and family Christmas traditions. They are the most widely accepted symbols of Christmas which are Santa Claus and the Christmas tree.
A Christmas tree, Yule tree, holiday tree or Tannenbaum in German called a fir tree is one of the most popular traditions associated with the celebration of Christmas. It is normally an evergreen coniferous tree that is brought into a home or used in the open, and is decorated with Christmas lights and colorful ornaments during the days around Christmas.
Types of Christmas Trees
Some of the types of Christmas trees are Deodara Cedar; Eastern Red Cedar; Leland Cypress; Balsam Fir; Douglas Fir; Fraser Fir; Grand Fir; Noble Fir; Nordmann Fir; White Fir or Concolor Fir; Afghan Pine; Austrian Pine; Red Pine; Ponderosa Pine; Scotch Pine; Virginia Pine; White Pine; Carolina Sapphire; Black Hills Spruce Blue Spruce; Norway Spruce; White Spruce.
Christmas tree is the centre piece, with a series of decorations around the tree. An angel or star is often placed at the top of the tree, representing the host of angels or the Star of Bethlehem. Glass ornaments appeared, angels and stars found their way to the top of the Christmas tree and colorful electric lights emerged in the 20th Century.
Sending Christmas Trees
Now, it is not a dream sending these Christmas trees to your loved ones by sending then online for the festive season.
Facts About Christmas Tree
- The use of this evergreen tree to celebrate the winter season occurred before the birth of Christ.
- The earliest Christmas trees were seen with the Hessian soldiers who were brought to the Colonies by the British to help quell the Colonial Revolution.
- Christmas trees take an average of 7-10 years to mature.
- Christmas trees remove dust and pollen from the air.
- Oregon is the leading producer of Christmas trees like it produced 6.5 million in 2002.
- There are more than 21,000 Christmas tree growers in the US.
- Most of the Christmas trees are produced in Oregon, North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Washington, New York, and Virginia in the United States.