Christmas tree is an unavoidable tradition when it comes to Christmas celebrations. Did you know that an average Christmas tree can contain about thirty thousand insects and bugs. There are many interesting facts about Christmas tress and here we have collected them from various sources for you to read.
In the US itself, about 30-35 million live or real Christmas trees are sold each year.
It takes about six years for a Christmas tree to grow and mature.
It is Teddy Roosevelt, the 26th President of United States and also an environmentalist, who in the year 1901 banned Christmas trees from the White House.
The word mistletoe originated from the word ‘misteltan’, an Anglo-Saxon word. ‘Misteltan’ literally means “little dung twig”. It is called so because the plant propagates or spreads through the droppings of birds.
The last state among the 50 states in US to declare Christmas day as an official holiday is Oklahoma.
Live Christmas trees are sold commercially in the US, since around 1850.
The practice of using small candles for lighting a Christmas tree is believed to be started in the mid 17th century.
It is said that Germans are the first to make artificial Christmas trees. They made it out of dyed goose feathers.
The most ancient print reference about a Christmas tree is found from Germany. It dates back to year 1531.
It was in the year 1890, the mass-production of Christmas tree lights that are used for decorating Christmas trees started.
Every year people of Oslo, Norway every year