Trying to find the perfect Christmas tree can be one of the most difficult tasks of the season. Do you go with a real one or a fake? Do you cut it down yourself or let someone else do it? And what kind do you get if you get a live one?
Well, we can't answer those questions for you, but should you decide to go with the real thing, we can help you find a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm nearby.
Before you head out, some things of which to take note:
- Spruces shed their needles faster than firs
- Some farms supply saws, others don't – make sure you check
- Some farms charge per foot, others charge a flat rate no matter the height
- Many Christmas tree farms do not accept credit or debit cards
Click on the name of any tree farm below to visit their web site for hours and directions.
Arrowhead Acres -- Uxbridge – Balsam Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, White Fir, Eastern White Pine, Fraser Fir, Scotch Pine, White Spruce
A Quiet Place -- Westport -- Blue Spruce, White Spruce and Fraser Fir
Bear's Christmas Tree Farm -- Blackstone -- Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Douglas Fir and Blue Spruce
Beverly Tree Farm -- Beverly -- Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir and Norway Spruce
Crane Neck Christmas Tree Farm -- West Newbury -- Balsam Fir Medium, Blue Spruce
Deer Run Tree Farm -- South Princeton -- Balsam, Concolor and Fraser fir, White, Blue and Serbian spruce, and White and Scotch pine
Doe Orchards -- Harvard – Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce
Ellsworth Christmas Tree Farm -- Northboro -- Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir and Balsam Fir
Greenwood Tree Farm -- Billerica -- Mostly Fraser Fir with a few Balsam
Herrick Tree Farm -- Boxford -- Fraser Canaan fir, White Spruce, Concolor Fir
Highfields Tree Farm -- Grafton -- Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, and Blue Spruce
Houde's Christmas Tree Farm -- Marlborough -- Balsam Fir, Frasier Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine and White Pine
Indian Rock Farm -- Foxboro -- Balsam Fir, Frasier Fir, Concolor Fir
Pacing Pine Farm -- Shirley -- Douglas Fir, Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, Balsam, and a Balsam-Fraser cross
Pakeen Farm -- Canton -- Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, Blue Spruce, White Spruce and Norway Spruce
Pierce's Christmas Tree Farm -- Lunenburg -- Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir and Blue Spruce
Riverwind Tree Farm -- Lancaster -- firs, Korean, Nordmann
Sleighbell Christmas Tree Farm -- Sutton -- Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, White Pine, Canaan Fir, Blue Spruce, Scotch Pine
Smolak Farms -- North Andover -- Balsam and Fraser Fir
Star Of The East Christmas Tree Farm -- Sutton -- Blue Spruce, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir
Vandervalk Tree Farm -- Mendon -- Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir
There are more cut-your-own Christmas tree farms than listed here. To find one near you, you can check out the list on the Massachusetts Christmas Tree Association's website.
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