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December 2, 2012

Real trees offer many benefits

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Woodward, Okla. — FINDING A TREE FARM

Many of the farms are located in the immediate Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas. However, there is a Christmas tree farm near Kingfisher and another close to Ponca City.

Scott and Kerryann Dallas have Frontier Farm in the Kingfisher vicinity, which may be contacted at (405) 368-8733 or frontierfarm@pldi.net to find out more.

Kelly and Tamara Chaney grow Christmas trees near Ponca City. Contact them at (580) 765-9441 or santasforesttreefarm@gmail.com to get more details.

Geissler said the state locations are also good for retailers who would like to sell Oklahoma trees.

The state forester said many of the farms offer trees with roots that are balled in soil, so people can plant them in their yards and have a living Christmas tree year after year.

To learn where all the Oklahoma Christmas tree farms are located, and get more information. Geissler said to check www.forestry.ok.gov/xtreegrowers, or the state Christmas Tree Association at www.okchristmastrees.com. Both websites have maps to the farms.

He said the websites also have care tips for your Christmas tree.

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