Expect to pay more for Christmas trees, experts say


Experts say pandemic factors are just one reason for higher prices on Christmas trees for twenty twenty one the American Christmas tree association representing retailers says lumber trucking and fuel prices are up some stores say they're still waiting for shipments from China people seeking holiday cheer during the pandemic go over the top sales for Christmas trees last year so now a dark the owner of a Christmas tree farm on Long Island tells Newsday newspaper they sold out of mature trees last year and also sold many that weren't mature yet leaving the farm with fewer trees to sell this year Cindy Belushi and is a tree seller in Clovis California we have a shortage anyway of trees he told KFSM that the tree growing industry was hard hit by record summer heat in some areas of Oregon the crop was cut about forty percent I'm Jennifer king

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