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Will there be enough Christmas trees next year? Concerns already on the rise for 2022

Have you picked out your Christmas tree yet?

Those who are in the business of selling Christmas trees are already planning for 2022.

Experts say that pandemic-related issues have forced farms to think years ahead in terms of what they will have available.

Earlier this year it was reported that the coronavirus pandemic resulted in more Christmas tree buying in 2020.


“Seedlings for next year are going to be tough to find, so we’re trying to make commitments for two years out already,” Timothy Wilbert told News10NBC. Wilbert’s Tree Farm in Webster has over 100 acres of trees, but that doesn’t mean they’re guaranteed to have enough any given year.

So far, this year’s supply has met demand. However, that might not be the case next year. “From that nursery end definitely correlated with the pandemic, we’ve never has issues getting seedlings like we have this year,” Wilbert added to News10NBC.

The week after Thanksgiving is historically the busiest one for farms and nurseries that sell Christmas trees.



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