Real vs. Artificial – The Great Christmas Tree Debate!
Which one will you choose?
We take a look at the benefits of both, real and artificial, types of tree along with some top tips for buying the perfect one for you…
Real Tree Benefits
> The family tradition of picking the Christmas tree is a time cherished by many.
> Authenticity, they look, feel, and smell real!
> Completely biodegradable.
> All our trees are responsibly sourced.
> Suck up carbon dioxide and release oxygen whilst they grow.
Tips for Buying Real – Different varieties bring different qualities, Nordmans have excellent needle holding ability, Nobles have lush bluey green foliage, Frasers have great fragrance and Norways are the traditional favourite. It’s all in the planning, buying your tree early will naturally give you the best choice but it’s important to store your tree in a cool, frost-free situation before bringing into the home, to get the best from your tree bring inside 10-14 days before Christmas, keep it away from heat sources, and check the water reservoir daily to ensure its kept topped up. A good stand will ensure your tree stands upright, we have a great selection, and we drill trees to fit on a stand straight spike stand which means quick and straight installation.
Available to pre-order online from the 7th of November – Available instore from the 25th of November.
Artificial Tree Benefits
> Reusable – no yearly expense.
> No mess or maintenance, and a manufacturers guarantee.
> Perfect shape and uniform size year after year.
> No water needed and they can go near a radiator.
> Choose a high-quality product that will stand the test of time and it will last for many years.
Tips for Buying Artificial – It’s all about the tips! The more tips a tree has the fuller and more realistic it will be. Trees made from PE or polyethylene are more convincing than PVC ones, PE Trees foliage is injection molded using molds of real Christmas tree needles giving a highly realistic appearance. Artificial trees come in easy to build sections, all our trees come with hinged sections which simply fall into place and need little titivating, and for even less hassle you could consider a pre-lit tree, eliminating tangled lights and perfect placement! See purchasing an artificial tree as an investment, choosing a more luxurious and expensive tree now will mean 12+ years of use.
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