The Fraser fir is the tree for those who like to load up their trees with decorations. "The needles are soft to the touch but at the same time its branches are stiff and will hold up well to ornaments," Radin says. "It has a nice evergreen scent and needle retention is excellent." And there's tradition associated with it, too: Dr. Ali adds that this is the type of tree most often used at the White House.
Description from GoodHousekeeping.com.