Quick Facts about Christmas Trees & Where to Find One in Natomas, CA

December 16, 2016

For many people, searching for the perfect Christmas tree is a holiday tradition. But, how much do you actually know about the festive trees you display in your home each year? Here are some quick facts from The National Christmas Tree Association about Christmas trees in the United States.

  • Approximately 25-30 million live Christmas trees are sold each year.
  • Farmers currently have nearly 350 million Christmas trees growing on their farms.
  • For every tree which is harvested, 1 to 3 seedlings are planted the following spring.
  • The average growing time for a tree is 7 years.
  • To accommodate tree disposal after Christmas, there are more than 4,000 local tree recycling programs throughout the country.

If you still have to purchase this year’s Christmas tree, you are quickly running out of time. Luckily for Sacramento locals, Mikey’s Christmas Trees has seven locations throughout the Sacramento area, including Natomas, where locals can conveniently go to search for the perfect tree. The trees are shipped daily from Mikey’s tree farms in Oregon and arrive at Mikey’s tree lots within 24 – 36 hours of being cut. Featuring Noble Firs from Oregon, the trees range in height from 6ft to 9ft, so you are likely to find one that fits the space in your home.

If you have friends and family out of town, there is still time to ship for delivery before Christmas. Before you stop at Mikey’s Christmas Trees, head over to the AIM Mail Center location in Natomas where the friendly professionals can package and ship your gifts. They will even compare shipping rates between UPS shipping and FedEx to help you find the best rate and service for you.

With 88% of the private companies in the U.S. employing 19 or fewer employees (Source: U.S. SBA), we at AIM Mail Centers believe local businesses are vital to the health of the U.S. economy. Therefore, AIM Mail Centers is pleased to feature Mikey’s Christmas Trees as our Featured Local Neighborhood Business and encourages locals to buy from local businesses.

Mikey’s Christmas Trees in Sacramento, CA

Image: Mikey’s Christmas Trees website

Source: www.christmastreeassociation.org “Quick Tree Facts”; Mikey’s Christmas Trees Website; Mikey’s Christmas Trees Facebook