Alhambra Christmas Tree Farm

2647 Reliez Valley Rd, Martinez, CA  94553

  info@alhambrachristmastreefarm.com

925.372.7274 

Monday - Friday Noon to 7.00 PM

Saturday - Sunday & Holidays  9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

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PRE-CUT TREES

DOUGLAS FIR

Douglas Fir Trees willl arrive on December 11, 2018.

Douglas fir has been one of the most popular Christmas tree species in the Northwest for over 80 years. A quality Douglas fir will have a full conical shape with slender branches that are best for supporting strings of lights, garlands, and light-weight decorations. Our Douglas fir are farm grown on Northwest plantations using time sensitive processes to produce consistently full, dense, healthy trees.


Attributes
Douglas firs are heavily sheared to form an almost perfect pyramid shape. Branches are slender and curved slightly upwards, giving a soft, full, graceful appearance. Flexible needles are dark green, about 1 inch long, and soft to the touch. A Douglas fir has a pleasant, woodsy scent that adds so much to the Christmas feeling.

 


Fun Fact
Oregonians were so impressed with the beauty of this tree that in 1939 it was designated as the official state tree.

FRASER FIR - NOT AVAILABLE IN 2018

We willThe Fraser fir is an elegant tree. Its fragrance, full shape, strong branches, unique coloring and ability to retain its needles throughout the Holiday season make it an excellent choice as a Christmas tree.

Attributes
The Fraser fir has a pleasing, natural shape, without looking “sheared”. Strong branches that support heavier decorations curve slightly upwards. Needles are up to one inch in length and flat. The contrasting color of the upper and lower sides of the branch give this tree a wintery frosted-appearance. Fraser fir has a very pleasant woodsy scent.
Fraser fir will appear fresh well past Christmas day.

Fun Facts
Discovered by John Fraser in the 1800's the Fraser fir is native to the southern Appalachians at approximately 3,000 feet elevation. The Fraser Fir is also the tree of choice for the Blue Room at the White House.

                              

GRAND FIR

Grand fir is enjoyed for its strong woodsy fragrance, unique needle structure, and soft, full appearance. Grand fir is sheared to create a beautiful, thick foliaged Christmas tree perfect for decorating.

Attributes
The Grand fir's very rich, woodsy fragrance signals Christmas is in the air. Smooth, flexible needles up to 1 ½ inch in length grow in two distinct rows to give the Grand a silky, feathery appearance. The top surface of the needles is a fresh, dark green, with a variegated white and green underside, which gives the trees their unique coloring. Grand Firs are very dense and naturally symmetrical.

Fun Fact
Grand fir has been used for hundreds of years as a sedative and a tonic. Native Americans brought the boughs inside as an air freshener and burned them as incense to make a purifying smoke to ward off illness.

NOBLE FIR

The Noble fir has long been considered the "King" of Christmas trees. Its majestic beauty, rich fragrance and perfectly spaced branches make it a top seller. Quality Noble fir should have a very well-shaped conical form, with regularly spaced branches and a smooth taper from bottom to top.

Attributes
Noble fir trees have a naturally symmetrical shape, with well-spaced, sturdy branches that are perfect for displaying ornaments. The firm needles are usually an inch in length, and tend to fold upward on the branch, exposing both the bluish-green tint on top and the variegated silvery-white color on the underside. The Noble fir has excellent needle retention and when properly cared for, a long lifespan in the home. Its scent is pleasantly strong and long-lasting.

Fun Fact
Noble fir were used in the frame construction of the Royal Air Force Mosquito planes used in WWII.

NORDMAN FIR

The Nordman fir is Europe’s Christmas tree of choice because of its deep rich color, dense foliage, rounded needles, and light fragrance. Recently introduced to the U.S. market, it has grown steadily in popularity.

Attributes
Nordman fir is a very full tree in terms of both branches and foliage. The needles display a dark, green, glossy upper-surface with a contrasting silvery white under-surface. The needles are flat with rounded tips, and grow in symmetrical rows circling around the branch. The Nordman fir has excellent needle retention. Its light scent makes it a desirable species for consumers with allergies.

Fun Fact

Nordman fir is native to the Caucasus mountain range located in Turkey between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.

SILVER TIP - LIMITED NUMBERS AVAILABLE IN 2018.  SHOP EARLY!

The Silver Tip tree has long been a favorite since the 1920′s, known on the West Coast as the Cadillac of Christmas trees.

Attributes
The trees slow growth and open growth pattern makes this a holiday favorite for decorating. The name “Silver Tip” refers to the color and placement of the needles. The blue-green color on the tips of the branches is a different color then the interior green of the tree giving the appearance of the silver tipped branch. It has excellent keep ability, and very stiff branched to hold the heaviest of ornaments.

The Silver Tip tree is native to high elevations in Southern Oregon and California.

Fun Facts
Its wood is used for general structural purposes and paper manufacturing.

                          SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY