6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees

6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees

6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees- There are 6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees according to research publications entitled with “The Christmas tree: Traditions, production, and diseases” in 2000 by Chastagner and Benson. These countries basically have millions of christmas trees productions in 2000.

6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees

Basically, Christmas trees is the symbol of christmas celebrations in many countries. Many Christian people showed and decorated their Christmas trees. Historically, the tradition of decorating Christmas trees is believed came from Germany in the 16th century and globally, in some regions, especially at northern Europe and North America, the most commonly used genus of Christmas trees came from Pinus L. and Abies. Specifically, based on species, most commonly Christmas trees in some regions including Douglas-fir (P. menziesii), Fraser (A. Fraseri), Noble (A. procera), balsam firs (Abies balsamea), Nordmann fir (Abies nordmanniana), Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), Virgnia (P. virginiana), white pines (P. monticola), Noble Fir (Abies procera), and Stone pine (Pinus pinea). To date, the tradition of showing and decorating Christmas trees has evolved from time to time and is celebrated worldwide when the Christmas day has come. 

Here are the ranks of 6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees. All of the data obtained from research publications entitled with “The Christmas tree: Traditions, production, and diseases” in 2000 by Chastagner and Benson.

The Rank of 6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees

RankCountry Peoducers of Christmas TreeProduction of Christmas Trees in 2000
Million Trees
1United States of America33
2Germany19
3France9.1
4Denmark8.5
5Belgium 5.2
6United Kingdom4.4
Source : (Chastagner & Benson, 2000)

Brief Description of 6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees

1. United States of America       

United States of America is one of the world’s largest producers of Christmas trees. In 2000, the production of Christmas trees from United States of America reaching 33 million trees. Geographically, In USA, there are some states with a large number of Christmas trees. The states with huge areas of Christmas trees are Oregon, North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Washington.

2. Germany       

Germany is another country with had largest production of Christmas trees. According to research publication entitled by “The Christmas tree: Traditions, production, and diseases”, the production of Christmas trees from Germany reached 19 million trees. Based on species, Nordmann fir is one of the most popular Christmas trees in Germany. Geographically, North Rhine-Westphalia is one of the cultivating areas of Christmas trees in Germany. Furthermore, to fulfil national demand of Christmas trees, Germany still imported the trees from Denmark.

3. France           

Besides Germany, France also had huge production of Christmas trees. Statistically, the production of christmas from France reached 9.2 million trees. Geographically, the cultivation of Christmas trees in France can be found in several areas, namely Morvan in Burgundy, Brittany, Jura and the French Alps.

4. Denmark      

Denmark is Scandinavian country which had huge production of Christmas trees. Statistically, the production of Christmas trees reached 8.5 million trees. Noble fir and Nordmann fir are some of the most popular Christmas trees in Denmark. To date, in Denmark, there are around 2,500 growers of Christmas trees.

5. Belgium         

Besides being famous for its chocolate, Belgium also has a large number of Christmas trees. Statistically, the production of Belgium reached 5.2 million trees. Geographically, the Christmas trees regions in Belgium located in Wallonia region.

6. United Kingdom        

United Kingdom also has huge production of Christmas trees. In 2000, the production of Christmas trees reached 4.4 million trees. In the United Kingdom, some of the species of Christmas trees which commonly used are Nordmann Fir, Fraser Fir, Noble Fir, Douglas Fir, Norway Spruce, Blue Spruce, Lodgepole Pine, and Serbian Spruce.

The Summary of 6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees


The Summary of 6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees

References of 6 World’s Largest Producers of Christmas Trees

Chastagner, G. A., & Benson, D. M. (2000). The Christmas tree: Traditions, production, and diseases. Plant Health Progress, 1(1), 15. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2000-1013-01-RV.

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