Christmas Tree Grader

Grade and tag trees in the sorting yard of Christmas tree farms.

What does a Christmas Tree Grader do?

Grades and tags trees in sorting yard of Christmas tree farm: Gauges height of tree, using marked increments on conveyor belt. Turns tree, examines limbs and foliage for color and growth pattern, and determines grade according to standards chart. Staples color-coded grade tags to tree limbs, using hand stapler.