BAKER CITY:  Trees will cost you more

BAKER CITY: Trees will cost you more

According to some Christmas tree lots in Baker City, the price has increased from previous years due to the demand among suppliers. There are 400 fewer Oregon growers than there were 15 years ago, with 383 licensed Christmas tree growers in Oregon, tree lots across the state sell about 4.6 million trees a year. Mexico is the top international importer of Oregon trees. Or there is always the alternative, cut your own, tree permits are $5 dollars.