About the Christmas Tree Patch:
 
 
Special Information for the 2020 Sales Season

Greetings from the The Christmas Tree Patch! 2020 has been a year that has been so unpredictable and uncertain. We hope everyone is safe and well and is looking forward to cooler weather and of course Christmas. With that being said, we lost over 300 trees with the hurricane and bad weather conditions. We pride ourselves in growing quality local grown trees however we feel we do not have enough selection to offer this year so we have made a decision to allow our trees to grow and take this season off. We will open next year. Thank you for all your support throughout the years and we look forward to seeing you in 2021.
 
 
Merry Christmas,
 
 
John and Linda Hall
 
 

The Christmas Tree Patch was established in January, 1986 when John Hall planted one acre of Eastern Red Cedar, White Pine, and Virginia Pine Christmas trees. John grew up on a farm in Bertie County, NC and after graduation from NC State University, served as an Agricultural Extension Agent and later County Extension Director for Lee County for more than 33 years. The first trees were planted for a hobby and also to prove that Choose and Cut Christmas Trees could be successfully grown in Lee County.  Our first Choose and Cut trees were marketed in 1990.

Leyland Cypress, Carolina Sapphire, Blue Ice, and Irish Mint cultivars have been planted in addition to White Pine and Virginia Pine in recent years. Eastern Red Cedar, although a popular variety, has been discontinued because it dries out rapidly after being cut. Red Cedar has been replaced with Leyland Cypress which is a much better quality tree. Leyland Cypress will last for up to six weeks in the home and will shed very few needles when the tree is removed from the home.

Our goal at the Christmas Tree Patch is to produce the highest quality Choose and Cut trees available at reasonable prices. We only plant the number of trees that we can successfully manage. We are not a large producer, but our quality cannot be surpassed. Each tree is hand pruned and sheared to perfection. We have many satisfied customers who have been using our Christmas trees since 1990.