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Scotch pine Christmas trees are the heritage of the old country. This attractive tree is a traditional favorite for the holidays and is reminiscent of snowy slopes, rural gatherings and open fireplaces.
As a Christmas tree, Scotch pine (Pinus Sylvestris L.) is probably the most commonly used species in the United States. Because of its ease of planting, generally high planting survival and favorable response to plantation culture it has been widely planted throughout much of the eastern United States and Canada.
In Europe and throughout several countries in Asia, Scotch pine is an important species of high economic value. Forest stands containing Scotch pine are managed to produce pulpwood, poles, and sawlogs from which dimension and finish lumber is produced.