Mound Christmas Trees is providing these tips
to keep your Christmas tree safe, alive with a fresh
pine scent and providing beauty throughout the
very warm water for the first watering, as that
will soften up the sap and let the process
first week, a tree in your home will consume as
much as a quart of water per day. Check the
water level every day and twice a day for the
first four days.
setting up right away, store the tree in water
if possible and out of the sun and wind.
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.
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.
add anything to the tree’s water. Research has
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 loss.
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.
should never burn your Christmas tree in the
fireplace. it can contribute to creosote