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Old 11-29-2014, 09:02 AM
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Who sells trees?

Who else on LS sells Christmas trees? How many years have you been doing it and how many trees do you sell? Competition?
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My brother and I own a franchise hardware store and we've been selling Christmas trees in our back lot for 4 years now. We started with just 200 trees and made a profit of just under $3k that first year. We buy wholesale Christmas trees online from a great farm in Oregon and always get a substantial ROI.
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for me it was a great add on, I started in 2005 it was extremely good, then whole sale tree prices went up, a #1 6-7 douglas con color $21.00, then they went to 28. Then an increase in competition didn't help either
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Old 02-25-2015, 09:48 AM
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Who else on LS sells Christmas trees? How many years have you been doing it and how many trees do you sell? Competition?
Contact: Jim Waller @ jimcwaller@comcast.net

Jim is the director of the Maryland Christmas Tree Association.

He should be able to answer any and all of your questions for growing Christmas Trees in Maryland.
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Old 02-25-2015, 03:12 PM
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I was just looking for other tree sellers to compare tree species sold, best times to sell, prices, etc.
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I was just looking for other tree sellers to compare tree species sold, best times to sell, prices, etc.
Suit yourself. You will not get any better info from anyone in the state of Maryland other than the recommendation I made. The rest is up to you.
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for me it was a great add on, I started in 2005 it was extremely good, then whole sale tree prices went up, a #1 6-7 douglas con color $21.00, then they went to 28. Then an increase in competition didn't help either

If you are paying over $20 wholesale for a 6-7 foot douglas or concolor you are paying too much, Unless you are getting them drilled,baled, and delivered. I will sell you trees for $20 all day...... Premiums and #1's mixed.
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Old 03-04-2015, 11:46 AM
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for me it was a great add on, I started in 2005 it was extremely good, then whole sale tree prices went up, a #1 6-7 douglas con color $21.00, then they went to 28. Then an increase in competition didn't help either

If you are paying over $20 wholesale for a 6-7 foot douglas or concolor you are paying too much, Unless you are getting them drilled,baled, and delivered. I will sell you trees for $20 all day...... Premiums and #1's mixed.
I agree. I get #1 doug firs drilled and baled for $13 any size. I just have to haul them.
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Don't know how far your willing to travel or whatnot but we have a large supplier in MI, Wahmahoff tree farm located in Gobles, MI
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Don't know how far your willing to travel or whatnot but we have a large supplier in MI, Wahmahoff tree farm located in Gobles, MI
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Wow, your in Michigan and the OP is in Maryland. With a sizable number of growers presently available in MD I wonder if the OP will take you up on the offer?. Of course I have seen some really unusual decisions made when sourcing product on this site. I am sure the OP will figure out what he wants to accomplish one day.
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