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new information on a story we first brought you on w-t-v-a nine news at five .... thanksgiving is less than a week away. a holiday full of traditions,, and for many that means putting up thechristmas tree ... but as w-t-v-a'sshante sumpter explains,,, buying that tree could mean shelling out a little more green ... of course,finding the perfect christmas tree is always challenging. if you want a real one like one of these. that process may be a bit moredifficultthis year. we want a tall tree and a round tree to hold ourornaments. for 15 years the sauceda family has cometopinemountain tree farm to snag their this year is no different, but experts expect a shortage to increase the price not really.ihaven't seen much change. the other farmers have gotten older and they've retired, and no one came along and picked up tree season. mike and debra marolt saythe average tree at pine mountain has been priced the same the past twoyears,,but imports may go up now the ferns we may have to go up a few dollars because they have gone up on us and up on the shipping cost. the christmas tree season officially starts november 17, most viewers in this poll preferred artificial trees, but for those who don't i thinkit'sfamilies want to have a family outing. i've always had a realtree, i'venever had an artificial tree, even growing up. last year at pine tree farm the last tree was sold on december 9th. in walnut ss wtva 9 news straight ahead on w-t-v-a news at ten,,,