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Natural Christmas Trees
Fir is the most frequently used specie that is used as natural Christmas tree. The major advantage of these trees is that they do not shed their needles while drying out. Some other species used as Christmas trees are:
- Norway Spruce
- Douglas Fir
- Balsam Fir
- Fraser Fir
- Norfolk Island Pine
- Manila Palm
- Nordmann Fir
- Noble Fir
- Serbian Spruce
- Swiss Pine
- Pinyon Pine
- Scots Pine
- Stone Pine
- Silver Fir
- Red Fir
- White Fir
- Grand Fir
- Guatemalan Fir
- Jeffrey Pine
Artificial Christmas Trees
Fake or artificial Christmas trees were first made in Germany. Usually, the materials used were goose feathers and the final products were colored green. Most of them were pre-lit Christmas trees with mock candle holders at the tips of their branches. Gradually, the sizes, shapes, and styles of these trees have changed a lot. These days, materials used for this purpose are brush bristles, aluminum, plastic (such as poly vinyl chloride, virgin suspension PVC resin, etc.). These artificial trees are easy to handle, reusable, cheaper, and safer.
Different Types of Christmas Trees
There is wide range of trees available for your Christmas decoration. Some of them are traditional, while others are off-beat. Have a look at these varieties:
Upside down Christmas trees:
Have you ever thought about arranging and decorating an upside down Christmas tree? Well, it might sound a bit weird but it has become one of the hottest trends of the Christmas season. Such trees are extremely useful where floor space is an issue.
Singing Christmas trees:
Christmas time means party time. But what if your Christmas tree sings and rocks the party this time? Yes, Singing Christmas tree has become a rich tradition since the year 1972. There are several coir groups around the globe that use artificial Christmas trees as their costume and perform as living Christmas trees singing carols.
Outdoor Christmas Trees:
These are branched trees with heavy enameled steel wires. Generally, these are kept outside (preferably in open lawns), and are decorated with green, red, blue, white or multicolored lights. These can be made more beautiful by controlling the fading of the colors from side to side.
National Christmas trees:
In the year 1923, a Christmas tree in Washington was identified as the ‘National Christmas Tree’. Since then, decorating and lighting this tree on the eve of each Christmas has become a tradition of US Presidents.
Tabletop Christmas trees:
These are great alternatives to full size Christmas trees. Being much smaller than their regular versions, these trees can easily be placed over tabletops. It can be of various types such as Redlin Village Tabletop, Coca-Cola Illuminated Tabletop, Red-Nosed Tabletop, Multi-Color Tabletop, Norman Rockwell Tabletop, Christmas Angel Tabletop, etc.
Rockefeller Center Christmas trees:
These are basically Norway Spruce, which beautifies the Rockefeller Center in the New York City. People can donate their Christmas trees for putting at the Rockefeller center. It gives them a feeling of pride.
Miniature Christmas trees:
As the name suggests, these Christmas trees are small in size and hence can be placed anywhere for instant decoration. These are available in a variety of styles as well as sizes and can be used more than once.
Pink Christmas trees:
Want to try something funky this Christmas? These pink Christmas trees would definitely win your heart then. It is nothing but a type of specially manufactured fake Christmas tree. These trees are made up of plastic, fibers, or corrosive aluminum foils, and can be easily bent or separated.
Fiber optic Christmas trees:
If time is a constraint for you, arrange your Christmas party with these fiber optic Christmas trees. Once you turn the fiber optic lights on, the dazzling light of different colors brings life into the tree and also spreads the beauty all around.
Silver Christmas trees:
You can make your Christmas tree appear silver by using silver ropes of tinsel to dangle around. Such trees are considered as the symbol of elegance and create a gleaming display.
White Christmas trees:
Tired of those evergreen Christmas trees? Turn your tree white this time. These are made by spraying the tree with feathery white flocking from the sides. Moreover, settling the flocking in clumps atop branches can make your Christmas tree look divinely white.