Christmas Tree Farms

Whether you want to cut your own tree, pick a live tree and have it cut for you, buy a tree already cut or buy a living tree you can plant, this page provides detailed listings of Central Illinois’s choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms, places to buy pre-cut (also called pre-harvested and fresh-cut) trees.


Four Es Trees Inc.,

Mount Zion, 864-4704;  Traughber Road, 1 mile west of Mount Zion off County Highway 30 (Elwin blacktop), look for signs; open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 24; trees to 12 feet; Scotch, white pine; balsam and Fraser fir; Norway spruce; $16.25 to $100 (a 6- to 6½-foot tree costs up to $32.25, balsam $37.75); tree tops $4 a foot; farm or customer cuts; call for dug tree prices and availability; tree decorations, wreaths, roping, grave pieces, bundles, centerpieces; will ship trees and wreaths.


Glenview Christmas Trees and Greenery  

Argenta, 468-2233; east from the Oreana fire station, watch for signs; open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 20; dug, live trees; Canaan and Fraser firs, Scotch and white pine; customer or farm cuts; drilling, shaking, baling available; wreaths (plain or decorated), swags, roping, grave blankets and pillows; gift shop with hot chocolate and popcorn; will ship wreaths and trees.


Greentree Christmas Tree Farm  -Closed

Decatur, 423-1558, Illinois 121 to Bearsdale, south 1½ miles on Bearsdale Road; noon to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 22; trees 3 to 14 feet; Scotch, white pine; $3.50 a foot field cut; balsam and Douglas firs, farm cuts; live trees available, balled and burlapped; wreaths, roping, grave blankets, greenery.


Maddox Tree Farm

Warrensburg, 672-3715, 5012 N. Lincoln Memorial Parkway, 1 mile west of Harristown-Kenney blacktop (County Highway 21) on County Highway 52; open 3 p.m. to dusk weekdays, 9 a.m. to dusk Saturdays and Sundays; Scotch and white pine, Norway and blue spruce up to 10 feet, farm cuts; baling, shaking available; wreaths, swags, live potted white pine and other varieties.