Tis’ the season to go Christmas tree hunting and get overly picky about the branches. However, we’re sure your tree won’t be over 80-foot tall like the one destined for New York City’s Rockefeller Center. 

In recent years, the tree has come from places including Florida in 2019, Oneonta in 2020 and Maryland in 2021.

But where has the tree come from this year and how much does it cost?

How much does the Rockefeller Christmas tree cost?

The Rockefeller Christmas tree would cost around $73,500 if you were to purchase it yourself.

However, according to AM New York, the Rockefeller Center never actually pays for the tree because it is donated. And, the Rockefeller Center’s owner, Tishman Speyer, covers any costs associated with transporting it.

This year’s tree is a Norway Spruce that was found in Queensbury, New York.

How big is the 2022 Rockefeller Christmas tree?

The Today Show gave viewers a first look at the Norway Spruce, which they say is 82 feet tall, 50 feet wide and weighs 14 tons.

It’s approximately 85 to 90 years old.

Follow the tree’s journey on Twitter

The Rockefeller tree has its very own Twitter account, letting Christmas fans follow its journey to its festive home.

Its account @30RockTree has over 14,000 followers and posts lots of funny tweets.

The bio reads: “The Tree of All Trees. Holiday icon. Actor. Philanthropist. The OG social influencer. He/him/fir. (parody, duh)”

As the tree was loaded up for transportation, the account posted a snap and wrote: “First time I’ve ever been horizontal in my 90 years. This is not what I expected it to feel, or look, like.”

“Ouch,” the ‘tree’ tweeted while being hoisted by a crane.

Another fun tweet read: “Jay, my security guard, just asked if I know the big pine tree in his back yard. Not all trees know each other, my friend. But yeah that’s my 2nd cousin and he asks that you stop running into him when you guys are playing flag football. We’re gonna get along just fine.”

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