How Do I Care For My Christmas Tree

How Do I Care For My Christmas Tree

Image titleHow do I care for my Christmas tree? 


So I have a real Christmas tree, now what? Here are some basic care tips for keeping your real tree safe and beautiful:


Rule of thumb when watering is 1 qt of water per inch of diameter of tree trunk. Your stand should be able to hold about a gallon of water. Check the water daily, the tree drinks a surprising amount of water!

Your tree should last 5-6 weeks. It can dry out quicker, or could last longer, just pay attention.

The temperature of the water doesn't matter. 

Keep your tree away from heat sources; fireplaces, furnaces vents, candles, etc.

Use low heat bulbs and do not overload electrical circuits. 

When you are ready to take your tree down, do not burn it in a fireplace or wood-burning stove. You can take it to your local recycling facility.

For many much more helpful information, check out National Christmas Tree Association website.


Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season!       


 Ginger Smith, Real Estate Consultant with Exit Midlands Realty in Chapin, SC. Excited to serve your selling and buying needs with professionalism and dedication. We are here with expertise in areas of ChapinIrmoNewberryLake MurrayLexington and Columbia. Please call or email to find your new home. (803) 932-8155, ginger@scexit.com.



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