A Holiday Fixture Steeped in Tradition Grows in Virginia

Mistletoe lore dates back centuries—to the Celtic druids and Norse mythology—as a symbol of fertility, peace and love. The plant’s legends eventually made their way across continents when European settlers immigrated to North America and discovered a plant that closely resembled the mistletoe from their homeland. “(European mistletoe) is actually a different species and different genus, but they look really […]

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