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How to Choose a Christmas Tree

How to Choose a Christmas Tree

For many people decorated Christmas tree is an absolute must for Christmas. The majority of European Christmas trees are grown in Denmark. Since the end of October onwards you can see the brim with trees loaded trucks on their way south. By the time the pine trees or tree go to your room, they have already traveled a long time. This means that the right care for your tree is very important for you to enjoy it as possible.

Selecting a tree

Most Christmas trees offered are pine and fir trees. The most noticeable difference between them is simple: Pine has soft needles, while a spruce needles are firmer. This makes handling it a little uncomfortable. Furthermore spruce is shedding more needles compared to pine.

Freshness of а Christmas tree can be seen in its cut, but it’s easy for experts. Spruce that has already drop off many needles is certainly cut a long time ago. The same goes for pine already shrivel. As local merchants are not obliged to sell local trees and can easily import them from abroad, you should look around well to consider how fresh they really are. Of course, the freshest trees come directly from the plantation where they grew up.

Christmas Trees

Saving the trees before Christmas

The best way to store the tree that you bought before the time comes to decorating, it is to be outdoors, preferably in a dry place, such as in the garage. Christmas tree stands that allow you to add water, keep the trees in fresh. Stands with clamp pedal are more user-friendly: Position the rack, secure the bracket in place and voila! Ask the dealer to cut the trunk of your tree to the diameter of the stand so you do not have to bother to carve home.

Christmas trees with roots

The following information is important for Christmas trees with roots, whether they are from nurseries or from your own garden: During tree’s period of real winter holiday it must acclimate to the temperature of the room in which you sit (for example, your living room ) step by step – for example, first out at 0 ° C, then in the garage or basement of 10 ° C, and finally all the way in the living room of 20 ° C. Do not forget to water it! Repeat the process in reverse, when you return the tree in the garden. This gives you a realistic chance of the tree to survive during their Christmas trip to your living room. Moreover, there are some significant differences in quality when it comes to Christmas trees with roots:

Option 1: The tree is cultivated without the grafted often. Then excavated and packed in a plastic pot. This results in a coarse, broken roots, which have a thickness of about an inch. They often grow even beyond the pot.

Option 2: The tree was grafted often and so was able to form much roots in the most narrow places; when it is transferred to the new location, can grow better than trees of Option 1. The amount of weeds in the pots and the roots are also determinant of quality.

Christmas Tree with Dog and Fireplace

Further information where to buy Christmas tree here.

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