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Pick a winner at one of these local tree farms. We’ve made a list and you can check it twice before you venture out this year to find the perfect pine (and other varieties!).
Bambi’s Nursery/Zittel Farms, 6781 Oak Ave., Folsom
Zittel Farms is where you’ll find Bambi’s Christmas trees every December beginning the weekend after Thanksgiving until Christmas. They offer over 2,000 fresh cut trees, flocking and delivery. Pick out a Noble, Nordmann, Silvertip, Grand or Douglas Fir. For more, visit bambisnursery.com
Bambi’s Nursery/Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch, 210 S. Harding Blvd., Roseville
Bambi also sets up shop at Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch to offer up their wide variety of trees, tree stands, Bambi’s Christmas critters, wreaths and much more. To find out about the location and what’s on offer, call (916) 786-7979
Harris Tree Farm, 2640 Blair Rd., Pollock Pines
At Harris Tree Farm, you’ll find Silver Tip, White Fir, Pine, Cedar, Douglas Fir and Grand Fir, along with other wreaths and ornaments. They operate a sustainable farm and forest and they also house Irene’s Kitchen that serves Tamales as a special treat for the Christmas tree season. For more, visit harristreefarm.com.
The Flower Farm, 4150 Auburn Folsom Rd., Loomis
The Flower Farm is a bed and breakfast, coffee house and nursery to Christmas trees during this time of the year. Sales begin the day after Thanksgiving and they offer premium Noble Firs and Silver Tips ranging from 3 feet to 13 feet. Part of the proceeds from these sales will benefit Placer Elementary School. For more, visit flowerfarminn.com
Prenderosa Christmas Tree Farm, 5301 CA HW 49, El Dorado
Choose from Fir, Pine, Spruce, Cedar and Sequoia and then chop a tree down yourself, with paraphernalia provided by Prenderosa Farm. Or, pick out a Noble, Nordmann or Grand Fir and have them cut it for you. Sizes range from tabletop to 12 feet. Handmade, customizable wreaths are also available for purchase, along with Christmas music, toasty fires and marshmallow roasting. For more, visit prenderosatrees.com
McGee Christmas Tree Farm, 3131, Carson Rd., Placerville
Pick out an eco-friendly Christmas tree this year by heading down to McGee Christmas Tree Farm that boasts of an eco-friendly harvesting technique that allows a new tree to grow from the same base you cut your tree from. Open November 28th, you will find Douglas, White and Noble Firs along with Canaan and Silvertips. For more, visit mcgeechristmastreefarm.com
—Compiled by Tara Mendanha