CCE Lewis Provides Information on Christmas Tree
Farms in Lewis County
Published: November 20, 2021
at 03:00 p.m
By: Press Release from Cornell Cooperative Extension
of Lewis County
Christmas Tree Growers in Lewis County
season is upon us. Christmas carols, lights, snow, horse sleigh rides and
real farm fresh Christmas trees! There’s nothing that says Christmas like a
According to the
Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York (CTFANY) taking care of a
cut Christmas tree is not as hard as you may think. Who can’t resist the
smell of real Balsam and Frasier Fir pine needles?
the day picking out the “perfect” tree with the whole family, remember to
take it home and cut at least a ¼ inch piece off the bottom of the trunk.
Place the tree in warm water as soon as possible and then you can use cold
water after the initial drink. Do not allow the water to dry up or this
will cause the needles to fall early. Believe it or not, a tree will drink
at least one gallon of water the first 24 hours inside and a pint or more
To prevent a fire
hazard, place the tree away from heat vents, fireplaces, or direct
sunlight. Also, it is important to use only UL approved lights and to
provide a surge protector extension cord because you do not want to
overload the circuits. As nice as it may seem, never use candles or any
other flame-type decorations. Lastly, remember to turn off the tree lights
when you are not home or going to bed.
So, enjoy the
Christmas tradition with family and friends with decorating and creating
magical memories. For those that do not have a real Christmas tree,
remember tree farms produce scenic green belts that create wildlife
habitats, clean the air, and produce oxygen, making for a healthier planet.
If you see a Christmas tree farmer, thank them for a better world!
Here are some
local Christmas tree farms in Lewis County where you can cut your own tree
or buy a tree. Happy Holidays!
Evergreen View Farm
6102 State Route
Evergreen View Farm
trees only this season: Fraser Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce,
Tree price will
depend on tree height.
Old Red Barn will
be open with Cocoa bar and children’s activities.
shop: Goat products; goat milk soaps, lotions, body scrubs, wreaths,
kissing balls, centerpieces.
U-Cut tree fields
are closed for season 2021.
Sat/Sun November 20-21 from 10am – 4pm.
November 26-28 from 10am – 4pm
November 29 – December 23.
Mon-Fri from 1pm
– 4p, Weekends 10am – 4pm.
Ray and Sharon Oram
634 Mowers Road
U-cut and Pre-cut
Balsam Fir Christmas trees and wreaths
Open Nov. 27-
Dec. 19, Saturday Only 10am-dusk
10180 State Route
Balsam Fir, Blue
Spruce, White Spruce, Canaan Fir and Fraser Fir Christmas trees, precut and
Wreaths and gift shop
Open daily 9am.
Nellenback Christmas Trees
4479 Mud Lake Rd
Balsam Fir and
Frazer Fir Christmas trees: Precut and U-cut.
Open Nov. 20 –
Dec. 24. Open daily.
Kelley’s Tree Farm
Terry and Ellen
10711 State Route
Balsam and Fraser
Fir Christmas trees. U-cut, Pre-cut.
Open Nov. 19-Dec.
24. Open 9am-5pm daily, 9am-4pm Sun. Sales from house.
Please wear a
mask, use hand sanitizer, and social distance due to COVID-19. Buying a
farm fresh tree helps to sustain agriculture in Lewis County by supporting
the local farmers.
can be found at www.christmastreesny.org
If you have any questions please call the Lewis
County Cooperative Extension office at 315-376-5270.