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Title: A new hybrid Christmas tree

Author: Critchfield, William B.;

Date: 1965

Source: Southern Lumberman, 211(2632): p. 132-133

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: A hybrid pine developed in the course of forest-tree improvement research. by the U. S. Forest Service has caught the interest of Christmas tree growers. It is a hybrid between two races of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) produced at the Institute of Forest Genetics at Placerville, California, and has some desirable attributes for use as a Christmas tree: good form and color, relatively rapid growth, and early production of persistent cones.

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Critchfield, William B. 1965. A new hybrid Christmas tree. Southern Lumberman, 211(2632): p. 132-133


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