NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Expect to pay more this season for a freshly-cut Christmas tree.
As CBS2 reported, the average cost this year will be $20, a 10 percent hike from last year.READ MORE: FDA, CDC May Approve COVID Vaccine Booster Shots For Millions This Week
The price hike is due to a summer drought in some areas that reduced the supply and snow in the Midwest delaying the delivery of many trees.READ MORE: Sharee Jones Charged With Arson, Hate Crime After Fire At Brooklyn Yeshiva
However, buying locally-grown trees could help you save by eliminating the transportation costs.
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