Buying Tips & Christmas Tree Care
- Before You Buy - Have Your
Dimensions with you & take into consideration how much trunk (Gift
space), and how much top you will want or need for your Treetop
- If you are considering a Tree
larger than 8' - you will need to invest in a heavy duty metal base
stand. Available at most home improvement stores for around
$30.00. Nothing's worse than waking up in the morning to see
that your Tree Stand didn't do the job!
- Once You Take Your JR's
Christmas Tree Home....Read On!
- If not setting up right away,
store the tree in water & if possible, in a place out of the sun and wind.
- Make a fresh cut off the bottom
of the trunk one half inch from the bottom just before putting in the
stand. Keep the tree's stand full of water at all times, checking the
water level daily.
- The stand you use should hold
at least one quart of water for every inch diameter of the trunk after
the tree is in the stand.
- Don't add anything to the
tree's water. Our experience has shown that plain tap water is by far
the best. Some commercial additives and home concoctions can actually
be detrimental to a tree's moisture retention and increase needle
- Place the Christmas Tree well
away from heat registers, space heaters, fire places, wood stoves,
televisions, computer monitors and other heat sources. These will
speed up evaporation and moisture loss of the tree.
- To release more of the fresh
Pine Fragrance, crush a smaller branch inside the tree, close to the
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