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Garden Talk: What are the best/most fragrant Christmas tree types?

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Hillsborough, NC

December 15, 2010
11:20 AM

Post #8261750

I sure miss balsam

We have frazier fir -- GREAT PERFECT shape ---- but fragrance...nah not so much

The branches are stiff enough for ornaments however.


Phoenix, AZ
(Zone 9a)

December 15, 2010
7:47 PM

Post #8262631

We always buy a Noble Fir - nice shape and strong branches for ornaments and great smell;o)
Hillsborough, NC

December 16, 2010
4:14 AM

Post #8262937

I don't know what that is - Noble- I will have to look that up. Glad you got a good one.

Every single stand here has Frasier. Comes from the NC mountains - if it had a better fragrance - it would be perfect!


Phoenix, AZ
(Zone 9a)

December 16, 2010
8:13 AM

Post #8263336

Frasier's are beautiful, and since they come from your area at least you know they are fresh;o)

Noble Fir are native to northern California and parts of the Pacific Northwest. That's probably why we see a lot of them sold here in Arizona.
south central, WI
(Zone 5a)

December 17, 2010
7:16 PM

Post #8265719

I like the smell of balsam and the Frasier for keeping ornaments.
The Noble firs that they sell here at the fancy garden center, are so tall and have to have a few strong folk to set it up and a really wide water stand.

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