Nothing says Christmas is on the way quite like the tradition of putting up the Christmas tree.
Let’s spare the real trees and go faux this Christmas. Therefore, you can forget vacuuming up pine needles every day. Also, it’s far easier with an artificial tree. With so many great realistic designs, that can last you for many years to come. Therefore, we think it’s all the better to fake it.
To keep things more traditional choose a realistic tall fir, that looks authentically real. If you’re looking to a make a real statement with your tree, a towering 10ft design could be perfect?. If you’re happy to be bold, choose from the latest frosty white, on-trend grey or glamorous black trees. Whatever your style, we’ve got it covered with our pick of the best trees for Christmas 2018.
Best realistic artificial Christmas tree on a budget – Sainsbury’s
This tree is so beautifully realistic it looks freshly cut from the forest. But, unlike the real thing, it won’t wilt in the central heating. A well-made classic spruce is perfect if you want to retain a traditional look but opt for an artificial tree. The deep shade of green and towering height is what makes this design the most realistic looking real fir.
At a towering 7ft, it’s a whole lot of tree for your money
Best pre-lit Christmas tree– Hayes Garden World
A lot of artificial Christmas trees come pre-lit but this is the most ‘lit’ of them all. This magnificent artificial tree is dressed in 400 soft white LED lights. Hence, that’s enough to channel National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation vibes!. As if shining bright wasn’t enough to make this the best-dressed tree of the season. Also, features a Bluetooth music system. This tree was made for festive parties.
Dimensions: H168cm x D109cm
Best slim artificial Christmas tree – John Lewis
This elegant, slim tree comes pre-lit with 200 pure white LED lights. It’s the ideal addition for a welcoming festive hallway. This tall, super slim tree is the perfect solution for those short on space. Ideal not only for hallways but also small living rooms or even kids bedrooms. Slim designs are becoming more fashionable as more and more of us contend with small space living.
It’s not just a great space saver when up for the Christmas period, it’s also smaller for packing down and storing for the rest of the year.
Dimensions: H210 by 55cm diameter
Black Artificial Christmas Tree – George Home
Choosing black is a sure way to get your tree looking glam. A black tree is great for a modern twist on a traditional green artificial tree. This contemporary tree will suit any modern living space and add a sleek look to your home this Christmas.
Decorate with white baubles to create a stylish monochrome look. Alternatively, opt for silver or gold metallic to add a Luxe feel to your decorating scheme. This tree also comes complete with 120 warm white LED lights.
Dimensions: H182 x W96cm