Picking a real Christmas tree has been a long time celebrated tradition. It can be a exciting occasion with the natural scent and Christmas aroma around them. When it comes to selecting a Christmas tree it is always good to know about what your buying and what factors to consider.
Christmas tree buying guide for picking the best tree:
- Allways measure your ceiling height. Its important there is a little bit of room for the star.
- Measure your stand and subtract this from your ceiling height.
- Measure the width of space available for your tree.
- It is allways best to bring your stand with you when buying if you are unsure.
- Ask your seller what type of trees they have, when they were harvested and which types have good needle retention.
- Pick a fir tree that looks the freshest and most appealing.
- Check that the branches and needles look fresh and are firm by firmly holding the foliage.
- Make sure that you have a tree with the right height and width for your home.
- When you have picked the perfect one, saw an inch should be cut off the base to help water intake.
- Purchase a water stand if you don’t have one already.
- Make sure you are watering your tree as soon as you have brought back to your home.
- Place your tree in a cool, well ventilated area and make sure your water stand is regularly topped up with water.
When to buy a Real Christmas Tree?
This is quite an important factor when deciding to select a Christmas tree. If you are a first time customer you should consider the space and room temperature when deciding when to purchase. Regular customers may have traditions on when to bring a tree inside their home and they also have a fairly good idea how long it will last. If you are unsure it would be best not to buy too early. Each year after your first purchase you can buy a few days earlier. We recommend using a water stand which helps keep your tree fresh for longer and keeping your tree away from direct heating sources. The traditional date to buy a tree is 8th December, so just before or after this date is the best time to choose your tree.
Since we are Christmas tree Growers we harvest regularly keeping a continual fresh stock for our customers when buying. We also keep updates on Facebook for our customers when freshly harvested trees are arriving.