Forest management company Romsilva will put up 40,000 Christmas trees for sale this year. Of these, 26,000 are fir trees and 14,000 spruce trees, Agerpres reported, as cited by romania-insider.com.
The prices vary according to the species and the height of the trees, ranging from RON 15 (EUR 3) to RON 35 (EUR 7). Spruce trees with a height of 70 centimeters to 1.3 meters will cost RON 15 a piece, while fir trees with a height of 2-3 meters will cost RON 35. The prices do not include VAT.
Romsilva also said that requests for trees taller than 3 meters are considered special orders. Their price is set by each forestry unit separately, starting from a minimum of RON 25 (EUR 5) per meter.
Romsilva managers 3.11 million hectares of state-owned forests, namely 47% of the 6.5 million hectares of local forests, romania-insider.com) says.