10 Benefits of Artificial Christmas Trees

By  Outdoor Living  |  15 August 2023
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With the Christmas season just around the corner, families will begin thinking of ways to decorate their homes and embrace the festive spirit, of course the traditional Christmas tree taking centre stage.

While real trees undoubtedly have their charm, there's an increasing trend towards artificial trees for multiple reasons. Our artificial trees offer numerous benefits, making them a top choice for a stress-free and magical Christmas experience.

In this blog, we'll explore ten reasons why artificial trees should be at the top of your holiday shopping list. From their convenience and low maintenance to their versatility and year-after-year reusability, we'll delve into the factors that make these lifelike evergreens the perfect addition to your festive celebrations.

Fireplace with christmas garlaand over fireplace and christmas tree

Eco-Friendly Choice

Artificial Christmas trees offer an eco-conscious choice, reducing the demand for fresh-cut trees and conserving natural resources. With a high-quality artificial tree, you can reuse them year after year, reducing waste and environmental impact. By Re-using your artificial tree for at least 10 Christmases you can reduce your overall carbon footprint.


Top-quality artificial Christmas trees offer a cost-effective choice in the long run. Unlike natural trees that must be purchased yearly, artificial ones can last over six years, providing great value and potential savings over time.

Piggy Box with LED Christmas lights

Low Maintenance

The low maintenance is a major advantage. Unlike real trees, you won't have to worry about trimming them down, constant watering, or needle shedding. This hassle-free experience allows you to enjoy a beautifully decorated tree without the usual upkeep, making it a practical and time-saving choice.


Artificial trees offer a perfect solution for people who suffer from allergies and struggle to keep a natural tree indoors during Christmas. Fake trees don’t produce pollen or sap, meaning everyone in the house benefits from a safe and comfortable quality of air.

Happy girl with christmas presents

Easy to Assemble and Store

Artificial Christmas trees offer a stress-free, user-friendly setup and experience. Ranges, such as the Bayberry Spruce and Robson Pine, feature hinged branches and ensure effortless assembly. Plus, they offer added convenience with a metal tree stand, and the box serves as year-round storage.

Hassle Free

With a fake tree, gone are the days of struggling with a real tree. Choosing an artificial tree is hassle-free from start-to-finish. You can order artificial Christmas trees online, and we’ll deliver them straight to your door. Artificial Christmas trees now come in various designs, sizes, and colours, offering plenty of options to match your style and home decor. Whether you have a tiny corner or high ceiling, there's a tree just right for you. Our 7.5ft Slim Newberry Spruce fits perfectly in smaller spaces, while our 15ft trees fill bigger spaces, creating festive showstoppers. We even offer pre-lit trees, saving you the time, money, and frustration of dealing with old Christmas lights.

Assembling an artificial christmas tree

Safety First

Unlike natural trees that are prone to drying out and becoming fire hazards, artificial Christmas trees are usually crafted from fire-resistant materials, providing an added layer of safety. Enjoy festivities with peace of mind, especially when pairing them with LED lights on a timer to avoid worries about overheating

Durable and Long-Lasting

Durable materials such as hypo-allergenic, fire-resistant needles are used in the design of premium artificial Christmas trees to ensure their long-lasting appeal.

Modern fake Christmas trees are designed with close attention to detail so ensure they look and feel lifelike. Each individual branch is crafted with hundreds of smaller branch tips that make up the larger branches. It’s this carefully curated design that ultimately preserves the shape, colour, and appearance of a tree for many years to come.

Endless Decorating Possibilities

Artificial Christmas trees offer endless decorating possibilities. Their sturdy branches can hold more ornaments, lights, and tinsel, creating an impressive display. Plus, they stay lush and beautiful throughout the entire Christmas, eliminating worries about a bare-looking tree.

With lots of options available, finding the tree of your dreams has never been easier. Decorating your Christmas tree is a delightful family tradition. Whether you prefer the elegance of our Dunhill White Fir, the timeless charm of the Rocky Ridge, or the convenience of pre-decorated trees like the Ontario or Colonial Fir, decorating your tree becomes a breeze, leaving you only with the decision of selecting who gets the important task of placing the star on top.

Adding decorations to an artificial christmas tree

No Needles, No Mess

Last (but not least) and probably one of the best benefits of choosing an artificial Christmas tree is NO NEEDLES! You can say goodbye to the endless task of cleaning up pine needles, as artificial trees do not shed, keeping your space clean and tidy throughout the festive season.

Gifts under an artificial christmas tree

Make This Christmas Magical with an Artificial Christmas Tree!

Experience a truly magical Christmas with an artificial Christmas tree that brings together beauty and practicality in one. Say goodbye to all the hassles and welcome the festive season with the charm of realistic evergreens that will light up your home. Explore our wide range of artificial Christmas trees online, where you're sure to find the perfect one to make this Christmas extra special. But, if you prefer a more personal touch, why not pay us a visit in our Glen of the Downs Showroom, Wicklow during our Christmas Fair? We'll be hosting the event on the weekends of December 2nd/3rd, 9th/10th, and 16th/17th, from 11 am to 5 pm. Soak up the delightful Christmas atmosphere while you, your family, and your loved ones come together to choose that perfect tree this Christmas.