Whenever we think of Christmas, we picture christmas trees, holly, and of course - the favorite at every Christmas party... mistletoe! Here are just a few interesting facts about our favorite kissing plant :)
*It's interesting botanically because it is actually a parasite! As a parasitic plant, it grows on the branches and trunks of trees, and that is where it gets its nutrients.
*It is an evergreen, and its berries are white in color.
*In the Christian tradition, mistletoe was an emblem of love which conquers death. It is also considered emblematic of the tree of life and the leaves (historically thought medicinal) represented the healing of nations thus paralleling it to the virgin birth of Christ.....