Identifying Christmas greenery with U of I Extension

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Christmas Greenery Identification

Basics of Christmas Tree Identification:
• Needles in bundles = Pines
• Needles single, arranged radially on twig and prickly = Spruces
• Needles single, curved up on twig and not prickly = Firs

Ryan Pankau
Horticulture Educator
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION
801 N. Country Fair Dr., Suite D | Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217.300.6009
rcpankau@illinois.edu
Garden Scoop Blog: go.illinois.edu/gardenscoopblog

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