Bob Vila's Top 10 Artificial Christmas Trees

If you're in the market for an artificial Christmas tree, take a look at these 10 strong contenders. They're surprisingly true to life—and likely to be on sale now.

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  1. Blue Spruce


    Balsam Hill's Blue Spruce Premium Artificial Christmas Tree is a lush, full-bodied tree built to last. With just over 2,000 tree tips made of PVC and a foliage warranty, it's nearly indestructible. In a season where add-ons add up, the included heavy-duty storage bag, fuse switch, and replacement bulbs are a bargain, too! Available from Amazon; $299 for a 6.5' pre-lit tree. 

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  2. Classic Pine


    Christmas classics are hard to beat, and this fake pine tree from Finley Home is a perfect example. With a broad base to fit every present under the tree and a high tip and light count, this bushy beauty is a steal! Available from Amazon; $119.98 for a 5.5' pre-lit tree.

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  3. Perfect Pop-Up


    The holidays don't have to be a hassle. For no-stress decorating, consider a pop-up tree instead of a traditional Christmas tree. With holly leaf accents and almost 400 holiday lights, it's perfect for small spaces—and people who want to avoid the struggle of stuffing the tree back into the box this December. Available from Amazon; $120.91 for a 6' pre-lit tree. 

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  4. Artfully Accented


    The 7' Deluxe Tree from Brylane Home is lightly frosted for a straight-from-the-forest-feel.  It arrives already trimmed with more than 70 pinecones. With almost 1,000 tips and 500 lights, the Deluxe Tree replicates the fullness of a freshly cut evergreen. Available from Amazon; $139.99 plus 19.99 shipping for a 7 ' pre-lit tree.

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  5. Fully Flocked


    Create your own winter wonderland with this frosted, full-size pick from the Sterling Tree Company. Modeled after a pine tree, this pre-lit Christmas miracle measures 7 .5' tall and 55" wide. With more than 1600 tips, there's plenty of room for ornaments, tinsel, and added garlands. Available from Amazon; $565.50 and free shipping for a pre-lit 7.5' tree.

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  6. Corner Tree


    Live in a rental? Squeezed for space? Consider a slim corner tree instead of a full-sized fake. Taken apart, the smaller profile is easier to fit in an already-stuffed closet. Balsam Hills' True Needle™ tips make this fake tree come alive! Available from Amazon; $249 for a 7' pre-lit tree.

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  7. Pencil-Thin Pine


    Available from 5 to 9 feet tall, this sleek Pre-Lit Pencil Tree from Finley Home is another space-saver for tiny living rooms or studio apartments. Deck out the fluffy branches with your choice of clear or multi-colored lights. Available from Amazon; $89.98 and $1.98 shipping for a 5' pre-lit tree. 

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  8. Downswept Douglas


    The traditional Douglas fir from the National Tree Company comes in ten light and height combinations, making it a good fit for almost any space. The emerald green foliage comes outfitted with clear or multi-colored lights, and the random spacing of branches is ideal for ornament display. Available from Amazon; $349.98 and free shipping for a pre-lit, 7.5' tree. 

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  9. The Charlie Brown Choice


    This modern mini-tree, modeled after a fir, is just at home on your front lawn as in your living room. Warm white LED bulbs will light up your winter nights with a cozy, hearth-like glow. Bendable, frosted branches are the perfect place to show off your favorite ornaments, and storing the tree is a snap. Available from Amazon; $99.99 and free shipping for a 5' tree.

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  10. All-White Alaskan


    For a twist on traditional trees, try this 7.5' stunner from the Sterling Tree Company. The sparkling white branches are the perfect backdrop for the color-changing, pre-strung lights. With a timeless pine shape and modern styling, it's an elegant pick for any living room. Available from Amazon; $650.50 and free shipping for a pre-lit, 7.5' tree. 

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