What year did Norway start supplying trafalga square with Christmas trees?

Answer 1947

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How do I plant potted Norway spruce trees?

Prepare Planting AreaPrepare the Norway spruce planting area by verifying the location receives full sunlight and has adequate air circulation. Test the soil pH to verify it is 5.0 to 7.5. Work gro... Read More »

How fast do Norway spruce trees grow?

The Norway spruce, or Picea abies, grows more than 18 inches a year in ideal growing conditions. It is the fastest-growing of all the spruce trees. Mature Norway spruce trees reach 80 to 100 feet h... Read More »

Which country traditionally provides Britain with a Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square?

Christmas ceremony There has been a Christmas ceremony every year since 1947. A Norway Spruce (or sometimes a Fir) is given by Norway's capital Oslo and presented as London's Christmas Tree, as a t... Read More »

Who came up with the idea of electric lights for christmas trees in 1882?

In 1882, Edward H. Johnson became the first person to create a string of electric lights for Christmas trees using red, white and blue bulbs. Two years earlier, Johnson's friend, Thomas Edison, cre... Read More »