Christmas trees can grow in Iqaluit

Transplanted black spruce grow about a centimetre per year

Far above the tree line, two black spruces peek out from a pile of snow on Iqaluit’s one-way road. One is a bit taller than the other, one is a bit wider. Both have grown against all the odds through long Iqaluit winters and the few summer days warm enough for growth. The two conifers…

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