How to take care of it, how long it lasts, where to place it … Everything you should know if you are considering buying a natural Christmas tree to decorate your home

If you are tired of plastic fir treesMaybe you are considering buying a natural Christmas tree. Of course the result is much more beautiful and elegant. However, there are some details that you should keep in mind. After all, it is a plant and you have to know how to take care of it so that it survives as long as possible.

Lets start by the beginning: choose the tree. You must take into account the space you have to ensure that you choose one of the appropriate size (both height and width). But the most important thing is to make sure it is fresh. A very easy trick to check is to pick it up and drop it. If doing so loses a lot of leaves, discard it.

It is important to know how to care for a fir tree so that it survives as long as possible

Let’s see now where to put it. Find a space that gets as much sunlight as possible and has good ventilation. Next to a window is the perfect place. Make sure there are no nearby heat sources (such as a radiator or a fireplace), since fir is a plant that prefers cool environments.

We have already chosen it and placed it in its place, now ¿ how we take care of it? It is a type of tree that needs a lot of humidity, so you will have to water it often. If you bought it with roots, transplant it into a large pot. Make sure that the soil is always moist but without getting puddled or caked.

Following these cares, a cut fir can survive for at least a month and a half, more than enough time to decorate your house during Christmas. Now, if it still has the roots, you can plant it again in your garden. If you don’t have this possibility, it is best to find him a new home. It will live for many years.

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