(CBS Detroit) — With a few weeks left until Christmas, getting a tree may be difficult.

Michigan tree farmers say they’re selling out in record numbers and earlier than ever before.

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It could create a shortage over the span of several years.

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Another popular option aside from a real Christmas tree is an artificial one. However, due to supply chain issues, those are also hard to come by or are more expensive.

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