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Christmas Tree for Outside

MayLaneMayLane Posts: 203

If I wanted a Christmas Tree for a pot outside around 3 foolish tall this year  that my daughter can decorate each year,  what should I look for? Only ever had indoor fake. 


  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391

    Have a look at the RHS advice, MayLane:

    at the bottom is a list of different types of tree which are commonly used as Christmas trees.  Search for each cultivar as "pot grown" and you should find lots to choose from.image

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • CeresCeres Posts: 2,266

    You don't have to go for the customary varieties as there are other trees that look beautiful with baubles and without. One year we had a thuja smaragd which spent the first Christmas indoors then moved outside for a few years before getting a bit above itself. Unlike a lot of the traditional trees, the thuja is very conical, has dense foliage, and looks like a drawing of a Christmas tree.

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