• Christmas Trees More Expensive This Year, Continuing Trend

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Buying a Christmas tree in 2018 might ruin your holiday budget since supplies continue to decline, again forcing prices up in many parts of the country.
    The National Christmas Tree Association said the cost of the evergreens are expected to increase 2% over last year's average price of $64-$73. That's on the heels of a 17% price spike from 2015-2017.
    The reasons vary, but it largely comes down to three things: the economy, bad weather, and farmers shifting to more lucrative crops, in some instances marijuana in the Pacific Northwest.
    It takes between 7-10 years for a Christmas tree to grow...
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