When ought to I put my Christmas tree up?
In line with the British Christmas Tree Growers Affiliation (BCTGA), a reduce tree put up on 1st December ought to final till Christmas Day so long as you care for it – reduce a slice off the underside of the trunk for those who can in order that it will possibly take in extra water (as you’d with the stems of reduce flowers), and water it day by day to maintain it wanting contemporary so long as potential (in case you have underfloor heating, you may wish to go away it one other week or two).
A man-made tree can, after all, be put up everytime you like – though, for these conscious of their carbon footprint, bear in mind that you simply’d want to make use of a man-made tree for not less than 10 Christmases to maintain its environmental affect decrease than that of an actual tree, in response to the Carbon Belief.
A extra eco, longer-lasting different, and a rising pattern lately because of its sustainability credentials, is the pot-grown tree, which may also be arrange everytime you like and planted or potted on after Christmas to be introduced inside once more subsequent 12 months.
Christmas tree tendencies and decorations to strive in 2021
In terms of measurement, each extra-tall and diminutive timber have been rising in recognition. Gross sales of John Lewis’s 7-foot synthetic Brunswick tree are double that of this time final 12 months, whereas a mini tree that may be positioned on a desk or window sill is nice for including an additional festive contact across the house (strive Patch Vegetation, or Bloom & Wild, which sends out actual flat-packed timber that come by means of your letterbox full with tiny lights and decorations).