Christmas tree is one of the traditional decorations of Christmas. More and more people buy a live tree. How to take care of it to make it last as long as possible?
Despite the great popularity of artificial trees, every year there are more and more live Christmas trees sold. The Poles more and more willingly choose for Christmas the live trees, which by the beautiful smell will bring the unique Christmas mood into the house. Unfortunately a live Christmas tree has one big disadvantage – it is nice for a very short time. What to do in order to enjoy the beautiful view of a Christmas tree longer?
When choosing a Christmas tree for your home, you should pay attention to the color of the needles and the flexibility of the branches. If the needles are dark green and the branches are flexible, the Christmas tree is fresh.
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If you decide on a live Christmas tree and you want to enjoy it as long as possible, choose a fir that will look nice even for a few weeks.
If your Christmas tree is only going to last a few days, then the best choice will be the common spruce, which loses its needles quickly and is much cheaper than the fir.
In order to keep your Christmas tree fresh for as long as possible, you should clean it from dirt and dust right after bringing it home. Just do this with clean water and a cotton cloth
If you want your Christmas tree to look beautiful for a long time, it is advisable to water it regularly. The soil in the pot should be constantly moist, but not wet (it can accelerate the tree drying out). Fertilize the tree every few days with liquid fertilizers for houseplants