AARP Bah, Humbug: Inflation Drives Christmas Tree Prices Up

Christmas tree prices, whether for faux or real ones, are rising this holiday season as inflation spills over into decorations. How bad? Expect to pay anywhere from 5 to 15 percent more.

“Christmas trees are no different than any other consumer product,” says Marsha Gray, executive director of the Real Christmas Tree Board. “Everything is seeing inflation.”