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What are the best types of tress to use as Christmas trees?

  1. nmdonders profile image82
    nmdondersposted 4 years ago

    What are the best types of tress to use as Christmas trees?

    Which are the best with regards to looks, hanging ornaments, losing less needles etc?

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    sheilamyersposted 4 years ago

    Artificial ones. I'm not saying that just to be silly. I like the fake one I have because it doesn't drop needles or dry out to become a fire hazard. Also, you can't bend the branches of a real tree and fill in the gaps, but you can with an artificial one. When I was a kid, we always had a blue spruce and it seemed to retain needles well and the branches were far enough apart we could put tons of decorations on it.

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    suzzycueposted 4 years ago

    Spruce because they have short needles. I love pine trees but the long needles dry out faster and are more of a fire hazard. If you want your tree to stay green long use a bigger container of water for the base and add brown sugar. I love the smell of a real tree at Christmas don't you?

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    dragonflycolorposted 4 years ago

    I think it depends on the look you want.  Artificial trees look fuller and offer greater support for those heavier ornaments.  Fresh trees have a wonderful smell to them, but can be messy if not maintained.  Both trees offer fire hazard opportunities, but placement is also essential.  This year we are using a fresh tree that we cut down this last Saturday in the mountains.  It smells wonderful and brings the Christmas spirit out more, in my opinion.