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If you’re looking to get into the Christmas spirit with a real tree this year, be prepared to pay a little more than usual.

Due to a combination of factors, including the current pandemic, inflation, and a 14-year-long effect on the market, you can expect to pay 10-15 percent more for your Christmas tree this year.

Depending on the size and type of tree, prices can range from $65 to $250 or even higher. So, if you’re looking for a real tree, it’s best to shop around and get the best deal you can find.

“It’s been creeping up for the last 2 or 3 years,” said Kevin Pressley, the owner of the Darrell Simpson Family Christmas Tree Lot.

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