Gainesville, Florida

Christmas Tree Farms!

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Florida!
Christmas Tree Guide for FL

Maps, directions, locations and more for Christmas tree farms around Gainesville, FL!

Pining for the perfect tree? Find one that's right for your home at a Gainesville, FL area Christmas tree farm. Remember, not all farmers allow guests to cut their own, so be sure to call ahead. And don't forget to check out our Christmas tree cutting tips below. Have fun!

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Unicorn Hill Farm

Unicorn Hill Farm
3605 NW 69th Street
Gainesville, FL
Looking for a Christmas tree at a grocery store or a tree lot can be stressful.  The trees are not fresh, you are surrounded by cars, noise an...
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BK Cedars

BK Cedars
20926 North West 75th Street
Alachua, FL
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Greathouse Butterfly Farm, Inc.

Greathouse Butterfly Farm, Inc.
20329 Northeast State Road 26
Earleton, FL
About Us:Greathouse Butterfly Farm specializes in raising butterflies native to Florida and educating the public about the importance of preserving...
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Neilson's Christmas Tree Farm

Neilson's Christmas Tree Farm
6780 SE 67th Court
Trenton, FL
Family owned and operated. U-Cut sand pines. Saws provided. Fresh Fraser firs and Scotch Pines. Living trees in pots include Leyland cypress and...
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Gibbs Christmas Tree Farm

Gibbs Christmas Tree Farm
9740 East Highway 318
Citra, FL
We are a small choose and cut tree farm. We are open for business from the day after Thanksgiving till the day before Christmas, Fridays, Saturdays...
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Thompson and Sons

Thompson and Sons
Frances Thompson, 13095 Northeast 165th Street
Fort Mc Coy, FL
Hours Day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Sunday - Thursday: 11 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. Friday - Saturday: 11 A.M. to 7 P.M.
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Tips for cutting down your Christmas tree from tree farms around Gainesville, FL:

First, don't just head out into the woods and make like Paul Bunyan - that's illegal. A local Gainesville Florida tree farm will have much nicer, fuller Christmas trees due to the pruning and care they receive over the years.

Go early. Waiting until the night before Christmas to get your tree may leave you trekking across lots of empty spaces filled with the 'ghosts of trees past' in Gainesville tree farms.

Bring a handsaw (some farms will loan you one). Chainsaws and axes are usually not allowed at most Gainesville tree farms. You'll want to cut it as close to the ground as possible, in order to have enough trunk to give it a second cut when you get home. The second cut allows the Christmas tree to soak up water, THE key to keeping your tree fresh through the holidays.

Most Christmas tree farms around Florida will put mesh around your tree; leave it on until you're ready to set it up at home.

When you get the tree home, tap it on the driveway to shake off the loose needles from the tree, then give it a second cut and set it in a bucket of water. Once its in the house, keep the temperature a little lower, around 65 degrees or so. This will keep your freshly cut Gainesville Florida Christmas tree looking and smelling fresh throughout the parties, presents and holiday fun.

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