We’ve been selling trees at Christmas for over sixty years, since 1952! For over forty of those years, our lot has been located at 2813 San Gabriel on the corner of San Gabriel and North Lamar. The lot and the kinds of trees we carry have changed, but all of the profits from our lot still go to youth charities in Austin.
Prices on trees increased a bit this year. After years of holding our prices steady, the last couple of years we have seen increases in costs due mostly to weather - NO RAIN! - and rising wages, but the trees are beautiful.
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These trees come from the Pacific Northwest. This is the premium fir tree, with beautiful, soft needles, a conical shape and open branch spacing. Nobles grow less than a foot a year, making them more expensive. We have trees from 2 feet to 12 feet tall!
Our Frasers come from the Smoky Mountains near Banner Elk, NC. These trees are characterized by their dark green upper sides and lovely silver blue undersides. They are wonderfully fragrant and have good needle retention. We have trees from 4 feet to 10 feet tall.
These lovely, citrusy smelling firs come from southern Oregon. Their grown a bit inland from the coast so they are used to dryness and retain their needles well. We have them from 4 feet to 11 feet tall.
This is the only pine we carry, and they come from southern Oregon. They are full, lovely trees. The needles are less soft than fir trees, but they retain their needles well and are a great deal! We have trees from 2 feet to 7 feet tall.
These are often called 'Charlie Brown' trees. They are sparser than our other trees but the needles are soft. These are the old- fashioned Christmas tree. They come in 3 sizes: 3-5', 5-7' and 7-9'.
We have Fraser fir wreaths and Noble garland. The garland comes in 75' rolls and we'll sell you a foot or a roll!