Christmas tree metrics

Trimming Trees

In 2014, 26.3 million natural Christmas trees were purchased, down from 33.0 million in 2013, while 13.9 million manufactured trees were bought, down from 14.7 million in 2013. The average price was $39.50 for natural trees and $63.60 for plastic ones. Spending totaled $1.92 billion, equal to the GDP of San Marino. There are currently 350 million Christmas trees growing across 350,000 acres. Average growing time, seven years. Merry Christmas!

Elliot F. Eisenberg, Ph.D
GraphsandLaughs, LLC
Cell: 202.306.2731

About TARR Report

S.M.A. Publications was formed in 1997 with a mission of providing real estate information for practitioners within the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. The company produces the T.A.R.R. Reports which are published monthly, quarterly and annually, covering all aspects of the residential real estate market. The publisher, Stacey P. Anfindsen, has over 23 years of residential experience in the Triangle market. He is an active real estate appraiser, educator and consultant.
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