The Summit Produce Christmas Tree Lot is like no other
2020 Hours ~ Open Daily 9 am - 9 pm Nov 21st - Dec. 24th*
*Closed on Thanksgiving
*Christmas Eve Hours 9 am- 2 pm
Unique, beautiful, fragrant and fun, with a lavish display of the freshest Christmas trees, most lush greenery, and festive wreaths in Saint Louis.
We specialize in North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountain Fraser Fraser, Wisconsin Fraser, Northwestern Fraser, Michigan Balsam, Canadian Balsam, WA. Nordman, ( hypoallergenic) , WA Noble, Michigan White Pine, Michigan Scotch PIne, Natural and Victorian. Our trees range in size from 2' to 16'.
If you need an extra large tree, (14' plus), stop in or text Dan Mitchell @ 314-749-7693.
Why are Summit Christmas Trees So Fresh?
We only purchase from reputable growers who know their stuff and know how picky we are for our customers. Most of our trees are cut after Thanksgiving. Receiving multiple deliveries ensures a fresh, supple, fragrant tree selection for even our late season shoppers.
The Tree Guys are here to help!
Summit "Tree Guys" know their stuff. If you like, one of our guys will take you through the lot to help you find the "perfect tree". Let them do all the heavy lifting! Or, if your style is to browse on your own, just let one of them know when you are ready to go and they will be sure to take great care of your tree with a fresh cut, wrap and load into or onto your vehicle. We are extra extra busy on Saturdays and Sundays so one those days it may take a minute to find you, but we will! If you like a quieter shopping experience please visit us any day after 5 pm when things tend to quiet down.
Too busy, but still want a gorgeous hand selected tree?
Too busy to shop for your tree? We understand! Call or Text Dan and let him know what size and variety you are looking for and he will take care of the rest! 314-749-7693
Delivery & Setup. Delivery and set up are available. Charges are determined by size of tree and location of delivery. (starting at $ 25.00 within 5 miles)
Wreaths and Garlands Summit Produce offers the largest selction of fresh wreath options in STL. With Boxwood, Pine, Cedar, Juniper, Fraser, Noble and Noble Mix, and Balsam. Most offered in several sizes. Sizes 12" to 60" diameter.
Are fake Christmas trees bad for the environment? In a word, YES!In the U.S., around 10 million artificial trees are purchased each season. Nearly 90 percent of them are shipped across the world from China, resulting in an increase of carbon emissions and resources. And because of the material they are made of, most artificial trees are not recyclable and end up in local landfills. Not to mention the smell of new plastic is just not as nostalgic as a crisp, fresh evergreen.
Why Go Green with a Real Tree? And, Why are real trees better than artificial ones? First off, real trees don’t require the intensive carbon emissions that it takes to produce and ship artificial trees. Next, you’re supporting forests. When these natural trees are harvested for sale, there are more than ten times as many left standing! Out of the 350-500 million growing on tree farms across the U.S., only 30 million trees are harvested for Christmas each year. Buying real trees will help keep tree farms in business – and in turn keep their lands covered in the healthy forest habitat that wildlife depends on to survive. And what’s more, once all the festivities are done, these trees can be recycled and given a second life. Most states have organizations that use these donated Christmas trees for conservation and habitat projects in their local communities. Meanwhile, artificial trees are usually not recyclable and often end up filling our landfills.
But shouldn’t we avoid cutting down trees in general? Science shows that one of the best ways to protect forest is to use them–carefully. When our forests are sustainably managed, they can produce renewable resources like Christmas trees and other wood-made products. This is important because well-maintained forests often store as much carbon as unmanaged forests, making innovative forest management methods a key solution to fighting climate change. More than half of U.S. forests are privately owned. Buying sustainable forest products supports local communities and gives landowners the profits they need to keep their land forested.
How is my real Christmas tree making a difference for nature? We can cut more than 30 percent of the carbon emissions needed to slow climate change with natural solutions like restoring our forests. You purchasing a real Christmas tree means you’re supporting local tree farmers and helping maintain healthy forests for generations to come. For every tree purchased, farmers plant 1-3 seedlings in its place according to the National Christmas Tree Association. That means more trees to fight climate change and to provide more vital benefits for people and nature like clean air and water, wildlife habitat and healthy soil. At The Nature Conservancy, we’re working in places like the United States, China, Mexico and Brazil on our Plant A Billion Trees initiative that provides trees to the habitats that need them most.
Our power to make a difference is as easy as 1-2-tree. This year, you can do your part for nature by picking out a real tree that’s not only beautiful but good for nature too. That could cement your position on the “nice” list. info from The Nature Conservancy @ nature.org