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Top 8 Places to Get a Christmas Tree in Pittsburgh & Southwestern PA


It's not hard to find a Christmas tree around Pittsburgh - scouts, civic and booster organizations, garden centers and home improvement centers all carry a large variety. Some of the best and freshest trees, however, come from the local Christmas tree farms. It's hard to find a fresher tree than one you cut down yourself, and the price is usually a bit cheaper than at the nursery too. Be sure to bring cash or a check with you as many of these Christmas tree farms do not accept credit cards.

1. Allison's Christmas Tree Farm

This popular Beaver County Christmas tree farm lets you choose and cut your own tree from a wide number of varieties, including fraser fir, douglas fir, concolor fir, scotch pine, white pine and blue spruce. You can also choose a tree and have them cut it for you, select a pre-cut tree, or pick out a bagged and balled tree.

2. Grupp's Christmas Trees

This family run farm in Harmony, Butler County, lets you choose and cut your own Christmas tree, including Canaan Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine and White Pine. Fraser Fir is available as pre-cut only. Saws available.

3. Simmons Farm

A favorite with Pittsburgh South Hills residents, Simmons Farms offers pre-cut and U-cut Christmas trees at its McMurray and Sheffield locations. Varieties include scotch and white pine, blue spruce, douglas fir and frasier fir.

4. Reilly's Summer Seat Farm

While they don't offer cut your own, the pre-cut Christmas trees here are all shipped fresh from nearby Indiana County. Varieties include Douglas Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, Concolor Fir, Canaan Fir, White Pine and Fraser Fir. Located off the Mt. Nebo exit on I79N.

5. Buchanan Farms

Located between the Pittsburgh Airport and Post-Gazette Pavilion west of Pittsburgh, Buchanan Farms has been selling fresh Christmas trees and live evergreens since 1978. Take a sleigh or tractor ride out to the fields and cut-your-own real Christmas tree. There are over 100 acres to explore with trees ranging from table-top size to over 20' tall (most 9' or less). They also stock pre-cut holiday trees, fresh wreaths and country decorations. Cash and checks only; no credit cards.

6. Lake Forest Gardens

Enjoy wagon rides and Christmas tree cutting at this 500-acre Butler County nursery. They have spruce, douglas fir and canaan fir to cut in the field or you can choose a pre-cut tree from a large selection of spruce, douglas fir, fraser fir, canaan fir or white pine. They also have balled and burlapped trees, and wreaths, garland, door swags and other holiday greenery.

7. Hozak Farms

Located near Clinton in Beaver County, Hozak Farms has a large selection of choose your own Christmas trees including Colorado Blue Spruce, Scotch Pine, Fraser Fir, White Pine, Douglas Fir, Canaan Fir and Concolor Fir. They'll also provide the saw if you want to cut it yourself.

8. Nutbrown's Christmas Tree Farm

It's been over 50 years since the first Christmas tree was planted on this Carnegie family farm, but you can still bring the family and cut your own tree at Nutbrown's Christmas Tree Farm. The main varieties available include Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, and Canaan Fir. They also generally have a selection of pre-cut trees available, including Fraser Fir, Spruce, White Pine and other varieties.
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