Find the Perfect Christmas Tree at These Tree Farms in Delaware

Celebrate the holiday season by bringing home a freshly chopped tree from one of these Delaware Christmas tree farms.

With the fall season coming to a close, it’s time to deck the halls with festive garlands, picturesque wreaths and, of course, a Christmas tree. Nothing makes a home shine brighter during the holiday season than a real evergreen. With its fresh pine scent, prickly branches adorned with ornaments and brilliant lights, it emphasizes the magic of the holiday season.

Delaware has many local farms that sell live Christmas trees, and there are even some that offer a cut-your-own option. Whether you are looking for the largest in the batch or a sweet mini tree perfect for a child’s bedroom, these Delaware tree farms will have it.  

Remember to bring cash or a check with you, since many farms don’t accept credit or debit.  

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New Castle County

Coleman’s Christmas Tree Farm 

What You’ll Find: Douglas Fir 
Opening Day: November 24

Coleman’s Christmas Tree Farm is family-owned and -operated since 1932 and has the largest selection of Christmas trees in Delaware. Guests can venture into the fields to select and chop down the perfect Douglas fir for $95. All pre-cut trees are $50 and up. You can also purchase handmade wreaths and other greenery from the shop. Plus, keep an eye out for Santa as he makes an appearance most weekends throughout December.

550 Silver Run Road, Middletown | 378-8949  

McCarthy Tree Farm

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What You’ll Find: White Pine, Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir and Douglas Fir 
Opening Day: November 25

Christmas trees have been in the McCarthy family for generations, and this year is no different. Opening the weekend after Thanksgiving and the first Saturday of December, McCarthy Tree Farm brings each guest on a journey through its fields to cut their own tree. Select a white pine starting at $65 or a Canaan or Fraser fir starting at $68.

1061 Dutch Neck Road, Middletown | 836-3171

Kent County  

Schreppler’s Fir Tree Acres 

What You’ll Find: Douglas Fir 
Opening Day: November 25

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In 1952, Joe and Dorothy Schreppler moved to a 29-acre farm in Kent County to grow vegetables. A few short years later, the family decided to make better use of the land and grow Douglas fir trees. Now, the family-owned and -operated farm grows 3,000 trees ranging in height from six inches to nine feet. Guests can choose their own trees on the weekends, and the farm cuts them.

2216 Woodlytown Road, Magnolia | 697-7396 

Dyer’s Tree Farm 

What You’ll Find: Douglas Fir, White Pine and Norway Spruce
Opening Day: November 25

This Dover tree farm specializes in Douglas fir, white pine and Norway spruce. Dyer’s Tree Farm is open on Saturdays and Sundays, allowing guests to walk through the fields and select the perfect tree, which workers will then cut down. Fresh greens are also available for purchase. 

36 Lake Drive, Dover | 632-0630   

B&B Evergreens 

What You’ll Find: White Pine and Norway Spruce 
Opening Day: November 24

Take your family on a journey through the fields to choose the perfect tree. The evergreens here are individually dug from the ground to create a sizable root ball in order to be replanted after the holidays. The farm chops down each tree and prepares it to be safely taken home to decorate. All field-grown trees are $70. The farm is only open during the weekend.

35968 Zion Church Road, Frankford | 228-3884 

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Sussex County  

Don’s Tree Farm

What You’ll Find: Fraser Fir, White Pine, Green Giant, Emerald Green, Elegantissima, Leyland Cyoress, Schip Laurel, Nellie Stevens Hollies, Norway Spruce and Blue Spruce 
Opening Day: November 24

Add a little magic to the Christmas season at Don’s Tree Farm in Greenwood. Considered the North Pole of the Eastern Shore, this 40-acre tree farm grows a vast selection of Christmas trees each year. Guests can select their tree, and the farm will cut it. Plus, visit the fully stocked Christmas shop for wreaths, garland, holiday gifts and more. Don’s is open Thursday through Sunday until 5 p.m.

6396 Hickman Road, Greenwood | 349-0555   

Balsam Acres Christmas Trees 

What You’ll Find: Firs, Spruces and Pines
Opening Day:  November 18

Located in Laurel, Balsam Acres Christmas Trees offers delightful firs, spruces and pines in the First State. Pick your own tree this season and let the experts at Balsam Acres cut it for you. Wrapping and loading assistance are free of charge. Each tree is $5 to $10 per foot. After picking out the perfect tree, take a look at some of the farm’s freshly made wreaths and garlands.

8428 Sharptown Road, Laurel | 448-1556  

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