Wright's Tree Farm

Since 1969

Wright's Tree Farm
255 Christmas Tree Lane Ward, SC 29166 USA
Work Phone: 803-685-7860
  • Mon-Wed 3:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Thurs-Sat 10am to 5:30pm
  • Sun 1:00pm to 5:30pm

About the Farm

Col. Thomas 'Tom' C. Wright

Founder Col. Thomas "Tom" C. Wright

Wright's tree farm was founded in 1965 by Col. Thomas "Tom" C. Wright on the rolling hills of his Saluda County farm. In a co- operative effort with the Clemson Forestry Department, Clemson forestry professor Dr. Roland Schoenike, and Doug Malcom of Musser Nursery of Pennsylvania, a research plot was planted. From their years of research came the tree types of Leyland Cypress, Carolina Sapphire and Clemson Greenspire. With successful cultivation of those first tree types, multiple Christmas tree varieties were introduced to the southeastern United States. Over the years, the research never stopped and many other tree varieties were planted; some failed and some thrived. Their effort became Wright's Tree Farm, one of the oldest Christmas Tree farms in South Carolina. Even now, some of the originally planted trees are still standing stately overlooking the farm.

Today Wright's Tree Farm is in its second generation and thriving! Col. Tom’s daughter, Judy and her husband Stuart, continue the tradition of Christmas tree growing for families to enjoy.