Nationwide Christmas Tree Shortage

Christmas Tree Shortage 2017

The Christmas tree industry is experiencing a shortage due to a Fraser fir glut 10-15 years ago.

Real Fraser Fir Christmas trees are in short supply this season, and Christmas Tree Farms are scrambling to meet the demand. The Garden Gates Christmas Tree Team has secured all the trees necessary to meet its customer's needs and encourages all clients in Metairie and New Orleans to place their orders immediately.  

The Garden Gates is New Orleans premier Christmas tree delivery company and their Christmas Tree facility is located at 4304 Firestone Rd, Metairie, Louisiana 70001. The Christmas Tree facility has a lighting department, outdoor hold area, and customer waiting area.  

The Christmas tree industry is experiencing a shortage of Christmas trees, particularly Fraser firs of all grades in the 5'-8' range. This is primarily due to a Fraser fir glut 10-15 years ago during which nurseries were forced to plow under fields of Fraser fir seedlings and did not plant more for a few years.

John Chefas , Owner Hart-T-Tree Farms

The Garden Gates provides hand selected premium Fraser Fir Christmas trees delivered to area homes in Metairie and New Orleans. Each tree comes with a leak-proof stand, tree removal bag, Kling tree preservative, and the option to add hand-strung lights as well as flocking. Each of the trees is delivered and set up in homes and offices.  

For more information, please contact:
​Sara Draper at (504) 833-6699 or



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