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Buckinghamshire Farmers Say There Will Be Enough Christmas Trees This year

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Published by the Mix96 News Team at 7:42pm 31st July 2017.

There's a shortage of real Christmas trees this year, although we're told it won't affect Buckinghamshire.

tree 3A Christmas tree takes 8 years to grow and in 2002 low prices meant profits dwindled and as a result fewer trees than needed were planted nationwide.

Families wanting a real Christmas tree in places like London are expected to struggle to get one this year because Christmas tree wholesalers are struggling to get their hands on them.

The owners of Chesham's Christmas Tree Farm (pictured) say in the past trees were sold on street corners in London but nowadays they are seeing more families travelling from the capital to buy from them.

RELATED LINKS

  • Click here for the website of Chesham's Christmas Tree Farm
  • Click play to hear brothers Robert and John Matthews who run the Christmas Tree Farm in Chesham speaking to Mix96 reporter Andrew Kay.

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