Which do you prefer-real or fale trees?

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  1. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    It should have read, real or fake trees.. oh well

    i grew up in a family that only used real pine trees for Christmas. it was a mess and the animals climbed the tree and worse.
    Now that I am an adult, i prefer fake.
    What type of tree do you prefer for the Christmas holiday?

    1. jcmayer777 profile image71
      jcmayer777posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Real.  I like the smell of pine, so the real ones always do it for me.

      I think I read that some homeowner insurance companies won't allow real trees.  If you have a fire from a tree, you're screwed.

      1. Stacie L profile image89
        Stacie Lposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I think there is a pine spray that people can use on their fake tress...that does sound pathetic....insurance companies are controlling how people live their lives now..

        1. jcmayer777 profile image71
          jcmayer777posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I tested out that spray once, but it wasn't the quite the same.

  2. profile image0
    Mike Bigioniposted 7 years ago

    Real!!! I will miss not having a tree this year. If I was back in Canada for Christmas I would have a real tree for sure though.

  3. olodarkwriter profile image61
    olodarkwriterposted 7 years ago

    Real. But they can be messy and troublesome. Saw a pre-lit tree about 12 feet tall in Lowes. $800. Ridiculous.

    1. Stacie L profile image89
      Stacie Lposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      the best tie t buy those are right after Christmas...
      they can pay for themselves in a few years..

  4. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    I can't have a real tree due to allergies. I actually won't have a tree at all this Christmas.

    I have a artificial tree that has seen better days.

  5. Mark Ewbie profile image86
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    I heard today that those little trees, real ones, take about ten years to grow that size.  Then they are cut down.  It seems a shame somehow when they should be growing into magnificent conifers.

    Don't start me on the turkeys.

    Plastic is best. Not so much for turkey obviously.

  6. Sunshine625 profile image93
    Sunshine625posted 7 years ago

    Due to allergies I can only use artificial trees also. I prefer them anyway. Clean-up is easy, lno pine needles showing up weeks later, no shopping for a tree every year and less worry of a house fire.

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      paxwillposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That pretty much sums it all up for me.  I always felt bad about cutting down a live tree just to throw it out a month later anyway.


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