Farmer Guy French said selling directly to customers is one of
the best parts of the festive season.
"You can't remember what you had last Christmas, but you always
remember getting your Christmas tree," he told Reuters.
"So we always make it the experience to get the Christmas tree
direct from us, the farmer."
The British Christmas Tree Growers Association says around seven
million trees are bought each year in Britain.
French said this year's crop of Nordmann Firs, which cater for
95 percent of Wick Farm's market base, is made up of
They are popular because their soft-needles are "non-drop",
though French said that unlike the more traditional Norway
Spruce, they lack the classic "Christmassy" smell.
(Reporting by Gerhard Mey, writing by Helena Williams and
Alistair Smout; editing by Stephen Addison)
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