Michigan Black Hills Spruce
It is readily identified by its dark green needles and drooping branchlets. Trees have dark green crown with a triangular shape. Needle retention is considered poor unless the trees are cut fresh and kept properly watered.
North Carolina Fraser Fir
This variety has become the most popular Christmas Tree in America because of it's plush, silvery blue look & excellent needle retention. The branches keep there shape when hanging heavier ornaments. They have a pleasant scent, and excellent shipping characteristics as well.
Michigan Blue Spruce
Often used for stuffing pine-pillows, these sharp needles are 1 to 1 ½ in. in length. This species is bluish-gray in color. Needles have an unpleasant odor when crushed. This Christmas Tree has good symmetrical form and an attractive blue foliage. It also has good needle retention and has the heaviest, thickest branches of any Christmas Tree to be used with heavy ornaments, lots of lights and decorations.
Oregon Douglas Fir
These soft needles are dark green to blue green in color and are approximately 1 to 1 ½ in. in length. Douglas-fir needles radiate in all directions from the branch. When crushed, these needles have a sweet fragrance. They are one of the top major Christmas tree species in the U.S.
Michigan White Pine
The largest pine in the U.S., the white pine has soft, flexible needles and is bluish-green in color. Needles are 2½ - 5 inches long. White pines have good needle retention, but have little aroma. They aren't recommended for heavy ornaments.
Canada Balsam Fir
As a Christmas tree, balsam fir has several desirable properties. It has a distinctively bright-blue appearance, short long-lasting needles, and attractive form. It also retains its pleasing fragrance.