2014 Harvest-Your-Own Christmas Trees

Click here for the 2014 Taylor Tree Farm Wholesale Webpage

Open Weekends from November 29 to December 21, 2014
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


More than 100 acres of large top quality Spruce, Pine and Fir trees to choose from

 

• Scotch Pine: 6 feet to 10 feet ($55. including tax)

 

• White Pine: 6 feet to 10 feet ($55. including tax)

 

• White Spruce: 6 feet to 12 feet ($55. including tax)

 

• Colorado Blue Spruce: 5 feet to 7 feet ($80. including tax)

 

• Balsam Fir: 6 feet to 9 feet ($80. including tax)

 

• Fraser Fir: 6 feet to 9 feet ($80. including tax)

   

• Fresh pre-cut Spruce, Pine and Fir trees available in our pre-cut lot at the same size
and price as cut your own

• Tractor rides to the fields

• Bonfire and refreshment stand

• Free tree drilling, shaking and baling

 

 

• Dress warmly and bring a saw if you have one
• Sorry, but we are not equipped to accept credit cards or Interac
• Scroll down to the end for tree photographs and tree species information

Just 30 Minutes from the 'GTA'

 

From Toronto

Drive north on Highway 404 to Bloomington Road. Go east 14 kilometres to Concession 2 (follow the signs) then 2 kilometres north to Taylor Tree Farm.

 

From Pickering/Ajax

Take Brock Road north to Coppins Corners, turn left (Durham 21), and follow signs to the farm.

 

 

Taylor Christmas Tree Farm

4485 2nd Concession Road, R.R. #3, Stouffville/Uxbridge, Ontario L4A 7X4

Phone: (905) 640-1325

Email: Taylor Tree Farm

Scotch Pine Trees

Scotch Pine trees have long firm needles and need to be pruned vigorously to attain a thick and bushy but pyramid shape. They grow well in sandy soil and are drought tolerant but are also susceptible to many diseases, requiring frequent culling which can result in low crop yields.

Scotch Pine

Scotch Pine

  • Needle Retention: Very good
  • Fragrance: Light intensity
  • Colour: Deep green to golden-green
  • Growing Cycle: Approximately 8 years to reach maturity (depending on adequate rainfall)
  • Decorating: Needles are firm enough to decorate with ornaments of all sizes
Price: $55 including tax
Includes hay rides, tree shaking, baling, and drilling

 


White Pine Trees

More commonly a landscape tree, White pine trees have straight trunks and incredibly long, soft, needles, making for graceful Christmas trees when pruned rigorously. They grow well in sandy soil and mature trees are drought tolerant, but young seedlings require plenty of rainfall. White Pine White Pine trees are indigenous to Ontario and are more resistant to disease than Scotch Pine trees.

White Pine

White Pine

  • Needle Retention: Very good
  • Fragrance: Medium intensity
  • Colour: Green to gray-green
  • Growing Cycle: Approximately 8 years to reach maturity (depending on adequate rainfall)
  • Decorating: Needles are very soft and better suited to a light decorating style
Price: $55 including tax
Includes hay rides, tree shaking, baling, and drilling

 


White Spruce Trees

The “traditional” Christmas tree, White Spruce trees have strong slender branches with short, sharp, needles and a natural pyramid shape which only needs light pruning. White Spruce trees are indigenous to Ontario and are generally hardy trees.

White Spruce

White Spruce

  • Needle Retention: Spruce trees lose needles sooner than other species; you must make a fresh 1 inch cut to the trunk just before putting the tree in its stand, and water levels need to be watched closely
  • Fragrance: Highly aromatic
  • Colour: Deep green to gray - green
  • Growing Cycle: Approximately 8-10 years to reach maturity (depending on adequate rainfall)
  • Decorating: Needles are firm enough for ornaments of all sizes
Price: $55 including tax
Includes hay rides, tree shaking, baling, and drilling

 


Colorado Blue Spruce Trees

Colorado Spruce trees are more commonly a landscape tree and are prized for their incredibly dense foliage and symmetrical shape. The Colorado Blue Spruce trees have a distinctive blue colour, which is the result of a recessive gene.

Colorado Blue Spruce

Colorado Blue Spruce

  • Needle Retention: Spruce trees lose needles sooner than other species; you must make a fresh 1 inch cut to the trunk just before putting the tree in its stand, and water levels need to be watched closely
  • Fragrance: Highly aromatic
  • Colour: Pale blue or deep green
  • Growing Cycle: Approximately 10-12 years to reach maturity (depending on adequate rainfall)
  • Decorating: Needles are firm enough for ornaments of all sizes
Price: $80 including tax
Includes hay rides, tree shaking, baling, and drilling

 


Balsam Fir Trees

Balsam Fir trees have a natural pyramid shape which only needs light pruning, and soft, flat needles. Balsam Fir trees require lots of rainfall and extra care to flourish here.

Balsam Fir

Balsam Fir

  • Needle Retention: EXCELLENT!
  • Fragrance: Highly aromatic
  • Colour: Deep green to gray-green
  • Growing Cycle: Approximately 10-12 years to reach maturity (depending on adequate rainfall). The long growing period is reflected in higher cost – they tie up the land longer.
  • Decorating: Needles are firm enough for medium sized ornaments
Price: $80 including tax
Includes hay rides, tree shaking, baling, and drilling

 


Fraser Fir Trees

Fraser Fir trees have a natural pyramid shape which only needs light pruning, and soft, thick needles, with a distinctive blue colour on the underside. Not indigenous to Ontario, Fraser Fir trees require lots of rainfall and extra care to flourish here.

Fraser Fir

Fraser Fir

  • Needle Retention: EXCELLENT!
  • Fragrance: Highly aromatic
  • Colour: Needles on top of the branches are green, with blue colour on the underside
  • Growing Cycle: Approximately 10-12 years to reach maturity (depending on adequate rainfall). The long growing period is reflected in higher cost – they tie up the land longer.
  • Decorating: Needles are firm enough to decorate with ornaments of all sizes
Price: $80 including tax
Includes hay rides, tree shaking, baling, and drilling