Where Does Mistletoe Come from?

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Mistletoe is a semi-parasitic, evergreen plant that obtains part of it's food, water and minerals from the tree that it lives on. It is propagated by birds, as they eat the sticky white berries and deposit the seeds on a new host. From early times, mistletoe is considered a sacred plant of European folklore customs. The plant was considered to give life and fertility; an aphrodisiac and a protection against poison.
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Mistletoe is a parasitic evergreen plant that lives on trees such as oaks, elms, firs, pines, apples, and elms. The parasitic plant has yellowish flowers; small, yellowish green leaves; and waxy, white berries. There are many species of this More »
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Mistletoe is part of a species of parasitic plant that attaches itself to trees and feeds off their system for growth. The plant was originally found in the forests of Europe. There are nearly 1,000 varieties of the plant. Some have berries, and others do not. Mistletoe can cause health problems if eaten. If you have pets or small children, I suggest you buy the artificial kind.
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