Duckett Christmas Tree Farm

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Christmas Tree Farm

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ABOUT FRASER FIRS

decorated Fraser fir


Fraser firs are common in the southern Appalachian region.

As a matter of fact they only grow in the southern Appalachian 

mountain range including North Carolina, Virginia, 

&

eastern Tennessee.


The trees are named after John Fraser who was a botanist exploring

in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina during the 1700's.


There are over 50 million Fraser firs grown in North Carolina.

They are represent over 90% of the Christmas trees grown in North Carolina.

They can be as tall as 80 feet!



You'll only find Fraser firs in higher elevations as they grow only above 2500'.