The most eco-friendly Christmas tree is one that lasts for years. Here’s how to choose, decorate, and care for a living tree
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Deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara). Nodding branches bear green needles with a bluish gray, or golden yellow cast. Floppy top makes it hard to mount a star atop the tree.
A good garden tree if you have room. To 80 feet tall. Zones 2-12, 14-24.