|Source: National Christmas Tree Association, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service|
|Research Date: 11.26.2012|
|Each year millions of people celebrate Christmas by decorating a tree.
Pre-cut trees may be purchased at a variety of locations, including retail lots, garden centers, chain stores, Choose & Cut farms, nonprofit groups and over the Internet.”Cut my own” is a tree harvested by the consumer and purchased at a Choose & Cut farm, where it is grown by the farmer. Depending on your area, it may also be referred to as “U-Cut,” “Choose & Cut,” “U-Pick,” “Choose & Harvest,” etc.
|Christmas Tree Statistics||Data|
|Number of real Christmas trees sold in the U.S. each year||33 million|
|Number of fake Christmas trees sold each year||9.5 million|
|Number of Christmas trees currently growing on Christmas tree farms||350 million|
|Average growing time for a Christmas tree||7 years|
|Number of people employed by the Christmas tree industry||100,000|
|Percentage who purchased a Pre-cut Tree||84%|
|Percentage who cut down own tree||16%|
|Total Spent on Real Trees in 2011||$1.07 Billion|
|Total Spent on Fake Trees in 2011||$670 Million|
|Percent of artificial trees sold in the U.S. that are imported from China||80 %|
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