Want a live Christmas tree? Be aware of potential supply shortages

Xmas Trees

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By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller

Those who celebrate Christmas usually think about getting through Thanksgiving before worrying about Christmas. But if your holiday plans involve a live tree, you might want to consider buying one sooner than later.

Christmas trees are in short supply this year because of recent supply challenges amid the pandemic.

Last year’s high demand and current financial struggles from the recession a few years ago is affecting farmers’ yields.

Prices are also expected to be higher.

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