How To Keep Real Christmas Trees Fresh and Beautiful All Season

How To Keep Real Christmas Trees Fresh and Beautiful All SeasonHow To Keep Real Christmas Trees Fresh and Beautiful All Season

1. When you bring your tree home, saw a few inches off the bottom of the trunk before setting it in water.  When trees are cut, pitch oozes out and seals the pores.  By sawing off the base, you will open up the pores and the tree will be able to absorb water.

2. Before watering your tree, boil the water first, let stand for 5 minutes and then water it!  This will keep the sap from getting hard and allow for the water to go up the bark!  Cold water clog the opening with sap.

3. A freshly cut tree can use a gallon of water in 24 hours so be sure to keep the tree stand filled and never let the water level go below the tree’s base.  A rough rule of thumb is that a typical tree might absorb a quart of water for each inch of its diameter.

4. Once indoors, keep the tree away from any heating sources and heating ducts, sunlight and fans, which will dry the tree out.  A humidifier will help keep the needles fresher longer and reduce the fire risk.

LED lights should be used on Christmas trees as they use 80% less energy than traditional bulbs and remain cool to the touch even after hours of use, which is a very important and even key point to keeping your tree from dehydration!

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