Douglas fir

First Lady Michelle Obama (L), daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2nd R), dogs Bo and Sunny (L) welcome the Official White House Christmas Tree to the White House November 29, 2013. This years White House Christmas Tree, which will be on display in the Blue Room, is an 18.5-foot Douglas Fir grown by Chris Botek (3rd L), a second generation Christmas Tree Farmer from Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Pennsylvania. (credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Welcomes White House Christmas Tree

First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha and the family’s two dogs have accepted an 18-and-a-half-foot Douglas fir as the official White House Christmas tree.