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Name: Eileen
Status: student
Grade: 6-8
Location: PA
Country: USA
Date: N/A 


Question:
Which type of real evergreen trees will hold their needles the longest?



Replies:
I am guessing that you are asking about "Christmas trees." The following should be helpful:

http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/factsheet.asp?code=41

indicating that pine trees retain their needles longer than spruce, etc.

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach, PhD
Missouri Botanical Garden
c/o Harvard University Herbaria


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