The Christmas tree was seen as "light" to spread the gospel and to support the poor. Also referred as the Catholic Church towards the unity of Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
The den has hanging needles and these pricks more. The needles are directed downwards. Fir needles are blunt and upright. These needles are also less prickly.
- The Norway spruce: Very popular, but still quite a lot of needle loss.
- The Blue Spruce: Little needle loss.
- Douglas fir.
- The Nordmann: Dark green coniferous tree with little downtime. The tree may grow significantly if you put it after Christmas garden plant.
- The Serbian spruce: Narrow and compact fir tree with drooping branches. The tree looks bluish by the slightly blue bottom. In the garden it is about 8-10 meters high. Needle point less than the Norway spruce.
- The Fir: good needle retention, green blue color. This fir has often erect cones.
- The Noble Fir: This has soft needles and needle almost no downtime. The branches of the Noble Fir are commonly used in Christmas arrangements.
- Korean Fir: Little needle point, with softer needles. This fir has cones.
Finally, there is the artificial Christmas tree, which is made of plastic with a metal frame. With a spray can the smell of Christmas trees can be awakened.
First, go always after the big Christmas tree can be which you place in your home. The tree is not too high or too wide? Can there be another peak on the tree? If you cut the top, the tree will cease to grow.
If many needles fall off the tree is already older, less fresh and crisp. But if the trees the needles are better maintained, which means it is often more expensive tree.
- Shake the tree in order to determine whether any failure many needles.
- Go with a hand along a branch to determine how many needles fall off.
- Grown in pots: Retain needles better.
- With solid root ball: Retain needles better.
- Clod root in saggy sack: Difficulty getting water and thus more needle failure
- Little ground: Difficulty getting water and thus more needle loss.
- Without land Trouble getting water and thus more needle loss.
- Trite: Difficulty getting water and thus more needle loss.