Home and Garden: Finding the perfect fir for Christmas

By Marissa Lay
Friday, Nov 28 2014 12:31 AM

The centerpiece and symbol of the holiday season, a Christmas tree brings together the whole family during this special time of year. Ranging in size, shape, color, scent and variety, no two Christmas trees are the same. From artificial to real trees, there are many types to choose from. Take a look at our helpful holiday tree guide to pick the perfect fir for your family.

Noble fir Perhaps the most popular of Christmas trees, this tree embodies the traditional appearance of the Christmas tree. The noble fir sports dark green, long-lasting needles and strong, layered branches, making it great for hanging heavier ornaments, said Eric White of White Forest Nursery.

"It has been a tradition in our family to hang some pretty hefty...

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