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Fake Christmas trees have come a long way from the scrawny little things they used look like a few decades ago. Nowadays, you will find beautiful fake Christmas trees that look like a fir, balsam or pine with realistic looking branches and needles.
Best Fake Christmas Trees
Following are the best fake Christmas trees for your home based on consumer reports, reviews and owner feedback. The Christmas trees range in price from around $50 to $500, so there’s something for every budget.
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7.5 ft Frasier Christmas Tree with Pine Cones
This full width artificial Christmas tree is 7.5 foot tall, 65 inch wide and comes pre-strung with 1,000 clear warm white lights. It comes in 3 sections, so you can set it up quickly.
Fluffing is required (as with most Christmas trees), but this tree will look amazing once done.
What we like about this tree is that it’s not a typical symmetrical tree. The outer branches are made from a “feel real” material, which gives it a very natural shape and look.
Our only negative observation would be that it’s only available in a 7.5 ft tall version.
Glittery Pine Pre-lit Christmas Tree
This Christmas tree is lightly flocked with glitter dipped tips that create a magical glow. We love the pine cones that are scattered throughout the tree.
Available in 6.5 ft, this tree comes pre-lit with clear incandescent lights.
- 650 lights
- 982 tips
- 52 inch base width
- 5 year warranty, 2 years on lights
7.5ft Pre-Lit Douglas Fir Artificial Christmas Tree
This Douglas fir tree features 2254 branch tips for a stunning full appearance.
- 700 incandescent lights
- 7.5 ft tall
- 50 inch wide at base
- Hinged branches
- Also available in 6.5ft and 9ft
7.5 ft. Downswept Douglas Tree with Clear Lights
This non allergenic Christmas tree is available in 6 sizes including a 12 foot Christmas tree! The tree comes pre-lit with clear lights and sturdy folding metal stand.
The branches are down-swept, which gives a more natural appearance.
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7 Foot Fir Green Christmas Tree
This artificial Christmas tree is a reviewers favorite that has been around for more than 6 years! It’s available in 5 sizes including taller ones like 12 and 14 foot!
The tree comes unlit and includes a sturdy tree stand.
People who bought this tree praised it for the easy assembly, said it looked very real and lush! Some even said the only thing missing was the pine scent!
One thing that does stand out on this fake Christmas tree is the price. It’s good quality tree for a low price!
7.5 Foot Dunhill Fir Tree with 750 Multi-color Lights
- 7.5 ft tall, 59″ width
- 750 multi color lights with bulb lock
- 2514 tips
- Metal tree stand included
- Branches are attached to the center pole
Mountain Fir Pre-lit Artificial Christmas Tree
It’s not often that I come across a pre-lit Christmas tree with multi-color lights and with such great reviews!
However, if multi-color lights are not your cup of tea, this Christmas tree is also available with clear lights or even unlit, so you can choose your own Xmas lights.
This particular tree comes in a 7.5 ft height, but other sizes are in stock including 9, 6.5 and 4.5 foot.
6.5′ Balsam Hill Blue Spruce Artificial Christmas Tree
This fake Christmas tree by Balsam hill is not only available in a variety of sizes (including a tall 9 Foot), you can also choose from unlit, pre-lit with clear lights and pre-lit with LED lights.
This 6.5 foot tree has an impressive 2,144 tips and has a blue/green color that looks very realistic. Check out all the options for this tree HERE.
7.5ft Pre-Lit Down-swept Hunter Fir Full Artificial Christmas Tree with Clear Lights
Beautiful down-swept fake fir tree with 850 clear lights. This fake tree is made from a mixture of PVC tips and molded PE tips (total 4550), which results in a very realistic and full looking tree.
The branches are hinged for easy set up.
The tree is sprinkled with mini pine cones for a realistic look. Includes a metal stand, so all you need is a beautiful tree skirt and you’re done!
Dimensions: 7,5ft tall, 60″ wide base.
7.5 Ft King Fraser Fir Quick-Shape Artificial Christmas Tree
This Fraser Fir Tree is available in 7.5 ft unlit, 7.5 ft pre-lit with 1,000 LED lights and 9 ft unlit. Made from a PE/PVC blend which gives this tree a realistic look and feel.
Includes a sturdy metal stand and a storage bag.
6.5ft Pre-Lit Middleton Artificial Christmas Tree with Clear Lights
A pre-lit artificial Christmas tree with 650 clear bulbs and a metal tree stand. This Christmas tree has a “layered look” making this one of the best fake Christmas trees for displaying ornaments.
Base diameter is 57 inch.
6’Premium Hinged Artificial Christmas Pine Tree
Although the word “premium” suggests a hefty price tag, we found the price of this quality 6 ft tall fake Christmas tree more than reasonable, if not cheap.
It’s a full bodied tree crafted with 1,000 tips, which gives the illusion of a genuine pine tree.
Features solid metal legs and comes unlit, so you can decide what Christmas Lights you want to use.
With over 700 reviews, averaging a 4 star rating and a bestseller like this one, you can’t go wrong.
7.5′ Ft Pre-lit Premium Spruce Hinged Artificial Christmas Tree
This premium Spruce does not have a premium price tag (phew!), but it really does look like one. Being 7.5 ft tall and pre-lit with 550 UL certified lights, this beautiful Spruce style tree will be a beautiful addition to your home!
The tree comes with metal legs, so all you need is a beautiful Christmas tree skirt and you’re done!
9ft Fraser Fir Christmas Tree, Unlit
This is one of the most realistic looking Christmas trees I have seen so far! The down-swept branches give it that fresh from the forest look.
This is a 9ft Christmas tree with a 63 inch diameter base, which comes unlit.
Classic Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas Tree, 6.5 Feet, Unlit
This Classic Frasier fir tree is available in 3 different heights: 6.5, 7.5 and 9 feet. The tree has a combination of Feel Real needles and classic pvc needles, which creates beautiful realistic looking branches.
Classic Pine Full Unlit Christmas Tree
Here’s a beautiful unlit artificial Christmas tree available in heights 5.5, 6.5, 7.5 and 9 foot. The tree has realistic looking branches (they’re hinged) and comes with a metal stand.
Green Frasier Grande Artificial Christmas Tree with Pre-Lit Lights and Stand
Gorgeous Christmas tree with a very realistic and natural wild look. It comes pre-strung with 1,000 clear lights and has a sturdy 4 feet tree stand.
The branches are hinged for easy set up!
Best Non Allergenic Christmas Tree
The Dunhill Fir tree is pre-strung with 900 lights, is fire resistant and non allergenic.
Carolina Pine Pre-lit Christmas Tree 6.5 ft
The Carolina Pine tree is pre-lit with 650 clear lights and flocked pine cones. This fake Christmas looks very realistic and high end, but comes with modest price tag.
Requires a bit of fluffing when setting up.
Also available in 7.5 ft and 9 ft.
Where to Buy The Best Fake Christmas Trees?
There are many stores around the web that sell artificial Christmas trees, but these 3 are my favorites:
- Walmart – Lots of choice and their prices are usually the lowest or compatible with Amazon’s.
- Amazon – Again lots of fake Christmas trees and excellent customer service.
- Wayfair – Almost overwhelming choice, great customer service.
All these stores have an excellent reputation and good return policies.
Benefits of an artificial Christmas tree
- Buy the best artificial Christmas tree and it will last for years
- Less maintenance than a real Christmas tree
- One less thing on your Christmas to do list
- Better for the environment
- Better for people with allergies
Fake Christmas Tree Buying Tips
Start with your own preferences and write them down. What qualities are you looking for in a Christmas tree?
For example: I hate stringing lights on the tree, so a pre-lit Christmas tree would be on the top of my list.
Other qualities you might want to consider:
- LED vs traditional lights
- Clear white vs multi-color lights.
- Color of the tree
- branches that are strong enough to carry heavy ornaments
- Or maybe you want an unlit Christmas tree
Next consider the type of tree. Do you like a blue spruce, Fraser fir or perhaps something totally different like a pink Christmas tree or fiber optic one?
Check with the rest of your family for their preferences and come up with ideas for a Christmas tree you’ll all love.
Set a budget for the tree and stick to it.
You will save money when you’re not buying a new tree every year, but that does not mean you should go overboard.
There are some very good trees for sale right now that have excellent buyer feedback, but are still very affordable!
Now you have all the info you need to buy the best artificial Christmas tree, so you can start shopping!
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