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How to choose the right Christmas tree

The festive season has arrived, and it's the perfect time to embark on the cherished tradition of selecting your Christmas tree. With a myriad of options available, finding the right one can be a delightful challenge. We at Boma are here to guide you through the enchanting journey of choosing the ultimate Christmas tree, featuring our special selection of Nordmann Firs, Fraser Firs, and Pot Grown Nordmann Firs.

Types of Christmas Trees at Boma

  1. Nordmann Fir 

    • Features: These splendid trees are known for their glossy, dark green needles with soft tips and a symmetrical, broad shape.
    • Advantages: The Nordmann Fir is celebrated for its excellent needle retention. This makes it an ideal choice for families, particularly those with pets or small children, as it tends to keep your floors cleaner and safer.
  2. Fraser Fir

    • Features: Recognised for their lovely scent and good needle retention, Fraser Firs have softer needles compared to other varieties.
    • Advantages: Their slimmer profile makes them suitable for smaller spaces, and they're robust enough to hold heavier ornaments gracefully.
  3. Pot Grown Nordmann Firs

    • Features: These are real Nordmann Firs, cultivated in pots. They offer a sustainable choice as they can be replanted after the festive period.
    • Advantages: They are an eco-friendly option for those looking to minimise their environmental footprint. Plus, they can continue to bring joy even after Christmas.

Types of Chrsitmas trees

When choosing a Christmas tree, personal preference often plays a decisive role. Some people prefer trees such as a Nordmann No Needle drop trees with wide branches that are perfect for hanging Christmas decorations, while others prefer a more traditional coned shape with striking scented foliage. It is also important to consider the space you have available and any practical considerations, such as needle retention. The key is to choose a tree that complements your style and creates the festive atmosphere you desire.

Choosing the right Christmas tree

Choosing the right Christmas tree

  1. Measuring the space: Before getting lost in the magic of Christmas trees, grab a tape measure and determine the available space for your tree. There's nothing worse than coming home with a beautiful spruce only to discover it doesn't fit in the living room!

  2. Selecting the type of tree: Various types of Christmas trees are available, from classic firs to fragrant pines and stately silver firs. Each variety has its unique characteristics, so choose the one that suits your taste and the atmosphere you want to create.

  3. Checking freshness: A fresh tree is essential for maintaining that lush appearance long after the holidays. Gently tap the needles – they should be resilient and not easily break. Give the tree a gentle shake; if many needles fall, consider choosing another tree.

  4. Observing needle colour: The colour of the needles is a crucial factor. Opt for vibrant green needles, avoiding brown or dried-out spots. A healthy colour indicates that the tree has been well cared for.

  5. Inspecting for imperfections: Thoroughly inspect the tree for any imperfections, such as bare spots, broken branches, or insects. A healthy Christmas tree ensures a stress-free festive season.

  6. Scent test: One of the pleasures of a real Christmas tree is the delightful scent. Lean forward, close your eyes, and inhale the aromas. Choose the tree whose scent warms your heart.

  7. Prioritising sustainability: If you plan to enjoy your tree for an extended period, opt for a sustainable variety with good needle retention. This ensures your tree stays beautiful even as the holidays progress.

  8. Transporting in style: Have you successfully found the right tree? Congratulations! Now, ensure you transport it safely home. Boma wraps the trees in a net to minimize needle loss on the way home. Boma also offers delivery to local postcodes. 

    Living in London and want the best quality Christmas treesBoma Garden Centre is a Real Christmas Tree Specialist, supplying premium quality Christmas trees, Cinco Stands, and Handmade Christmas DecorationsBoma Local Delivery Postcodes: E8, EC1, EC2, EC2, EC4, N1, N10, N16, N19, N2, N22, N4, N5, N6, N7, N8, NW1, NW11, NW3, NW5, NW6, NW8, SE1, SW1, W1, W2, W8, W9, WC1, WC2.

Boma Local Delivery of Real Christmas Trees

Purchase the Most Beautiful Christmas Tree at London

Starting from the last weekend of November, you can Order Online the most beautiful Christmas trees at our garden centre in London. Now you're aware of these tips, you're ready to bring the magic of the holidays home with the perfect Christmas tree. So, don your cosiest Christmas sweater at the end of November, play some cheerful tunes in the car, and visit our garden centre in London. Find that special tree that will make your holidays unforgettable. Enjoy the selection and decoration!


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