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How to care for the Christmas tree


If you have chosen aChristmas treefrom cultivation (with roots and certification coupon that guarantees the protection of our woods), you need to understandhow to cure itso as to continue with theplantingat the end of the Christmas holidays.

Who intendslooking after the Christmas treemust do it starting from the decorations: if you buy aChristmas treewith roots, avoid decorating it with excessively heavy festoons or products that could ruin the leaves (artificial snow, colored sprays, glues ...) and place it at home, in a cool, bright place, away from heat sources and sheltered from currents of air. Too oftenChristmas treedoes not survive the holidays because it is placed near radiators: place theChristmas tree in the cooler room and remember to moisten the roots.

How to take care of the Christmas tree

After the holiday season, theChristmas trees with rootscan be grown outdoors: planting can be done in the garden or more simply on the balcony of the house but remember that it isfirs, plants that can grow up to 15-20 meters.

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Thefirsthey need a certain altitude and particular phytoclimatic zones strictly linked to the needs of the species (the species is indicated in the certification coupon, together with the place of origin). The areas best suited tocultivation of the Christmas treehave an altitude of at least 1000 meters.

  • If you live in southern Italy, thefirit will not have many chances of taking root: we advise you to give it to a collection center or a nursery. L'fir, to vegetate, it needs cold winters and cool summers.

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Those who live in the mountains will have no problems a looking after the Christmas tree, the same goes for those who live in Northern Italy and in various locations in the Tuscan Apennines. Those who live in the plains or in southern Italy may consider the possibility of adopting aalternative to the Christmas tree, more cultivable; we are referring to evergreen trees that adapt well to the city climate. Thealternatives to the classic Christmas tree I'm:

  • L'holly
  • the juniper
  • the strawberry tree
  • the viburnum
  • the holm oak
  • laurel
  • the cork.

Take care of the Christmas tree:

  • Carefully remove all decorations.
  • Do not directly transfer theChristmas treeoutside so as not to suffer thermal shocks. Before planting, place theChristmas tree for a few days in an unheated and very bright area (on the veranda, in a sheltered terrace)
  • After this period of acclimatization, proceed with planting or repotting.

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Video: How To Enjoy Your Real Christmas Tree Without The Danger Of Fire. Megyn Kelly TODAY (October 2021).