Tannenbaum (Christmas Tree)

By: Hailey Pecore (Trudi)

Fact 1:

People used evergreen trees before Christ to celebrate winter.

Fact 2:

  • The first copied reference to a Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531
  • Fact 3:

    In Riga, Latvia 1510 the first Christmas Tree was decorated

    Fact 4:

    Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Fraser fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and white pine are the best selling type of Christmas trees

    Fact 5:

    People started using candles as lighting there tree in the 17th century

    Fact 6:

  • Christmas trees get rid of dust and pollen from the air
  • Fact 7:

    Lights for the Christmas tree were first produced in 1890