This article on The Denver Post's Your Hub, tells readers the best kind of trees to bring home for the holidays this year.
Posted: Dec. 13, 2016
There’s no better way to mark the beginning of the holiday season than by welcoming a real Christmas tree into your home. From visiting the tree farm, to decorating it with memorable ornaments, to opening up presents — Christmas trees remain at the heart of many family traditions.
Pick the perfect tree for your family by first evaluating species type, fragrance and needle retention. Test trees for freshness by running your fingers along the needles, grabbing the branches and bouncing the tree a little. Only a few needles will fall off of a fresh tree. Otherwise, it’s a sure sign that the tree was cut long ago and has not been watered enough.
Every tree variety is unique. Learn the key personality traits of the four most popular trees:
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