15 Artificial Christmas Trees That Look Like the Real Deal

If you're in the market for an indoor evergreen this holiday season, take a look at these 15 strong contenders for the best artificial Christmas tree around. They're surprisingly true to life—and likely to be on sale now.

Blue Spruce

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Fake 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—a quality that certainly sets it apart as one of the best artificial Christmas trees available. And in a season where add-ons add up, the included heavy-duty storage bag, fuse switch, and replacement bulbs make it a bargain, too! Available on Amazon; $329 for a 6' pre-lit tree.

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Classic Pine

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Fake Pine

Christmas classics are hard to beat, and this fake pine tree by Finley Home is a perfect example. With a base broad enough to nestle every present under the tree and high counts for both tips and lights—either clear or multicolor—this bushy beauty is a steal! Available on Hayneedle; $101.99 and up.

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Perfect Pop-Up

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Pop-Up Tree

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 poinsettia accents and 200 holiday lights as well as ribbons, bows, and ornaments peppering its tall but narrow shape, this artificial Christmas tree is perfect for small spaces—and people who want to avoid the struggle of stuffing the tree back into the box this December. Available on Amazon; $148.50.

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Artfully Accented

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Tree Covered with Pine Cones

An array of cashmere and bristle branch tips on this 9' Carolina Pine Tree from National Tree Company create a straight-from-the-forest feel for the homeowner not interested in felling their own tree. Plus, it arrives already trimmed 750 clear lights—in addition to 70 pinecones and 1,393 branch tips—making it ever more convenient than its freshly cut counterpart. Available on Amazon; $$538.62.

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Fully Flocked

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Fake Snow-Covered Pine Tree

Only dreaming of a white Christmas? 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' tall and 84" wide. With more 595 tips, there's plenty of spots to hang ornaments, tinsel, and added garlands. Available on Hayneedle; $329.99.

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Corner Tree

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Balsam Hill's True Needle™ tips

This artificial evergreen has 5,768 tips to thank for its lifelike quality, each featuring a precise blend of 70 percent PE True Needle™ tips and 30 percent PVC Classic Needles. The tree comes with a tree stand, storage bags, cotton gloves, extra bulbs and fuses, and an on/off foot pedal for the lights. Plus, rest assured that when you choose to invest in one of the best artificial Christmas trees for your home, it will last for years to come—its 3-Year Limited Light Warranty guarantee it. Available on Amazon; $729.

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Pencil-Thin Pine

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Pencil Tree

Whether you live in a rental or are tight on space even before the tree, consider a slim corner evergreen instead of a full-sized fake. Available from 5 to 9 feet tall, this sleek Pre-Lit Pencil Tree by Finley Home is a perfect space-saver without sacrificing lush branches trimmed with your choice of clear or multi-colored lights. Available on Hayneedle; $90.99 and up.

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Downswept Douglas

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Fake Douglas Fir

The traditional Douglas fir from the National Tree Company comes in eight light and height combinations—versatility that makes this style the best artificial Christmas tree option for almost any space. Outfitted with clear or multicolor lights, the authentic placement of the tree's emerald green foliage lends both authenticity and opportune placement for ornament display. Available on Amazon; $469.99.

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The Charlie Brown Choice

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Bendable Christmas Tree

This modern tree, modeled after a Norway pine, 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, branches won't overpower your favorite ornaments during the season and, when it ends, fold down for easy storage. Available on Amazon; $129.99.

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Snow White

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - White Christmas Tree

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 glistening pre-strung lights. With a classic Christmas tree shape and modern styling, it makes an elegant pick for any living room. Available on Hayneedle; $293.99.

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Alexa Approved

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Amazon Alexa Compatible Tree

You don't have to worry about fumbling with extension cords or crouching behind the tree to plug in lights with this artificial Christmas tree by Mr. Christmas. The 7-foot faux Douglas fir is compatible with any Amazon Alexa device. Once you assemble the tree—simply by sliding the sections together—you can set it up with Alexa and test its functions: turn the lights on and off, create a schedule for the lights, and select from 13 different lighting functions. Trimming the tree has never been easier! Available on Amazon; $276.


A Small Spruce

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Small Christmas Tree

A towering Christmas tree makes a grand impression, but if you live in an apartment or smaller house you probably don't have the ceilings or space for that. However, selecting a smaller tree doesn't have to diminish the holiday spirit. This 4-foot tall spruce by the National Tree Company is 31 inches in diameter and has 269 branch tips, enough space for draping lights and hanging ornaments. Prop it in a corner or even display it on a table. Another great reason for choosing a tinier tree? It's easier to pack away once the jolly season is over!  Available on Amazon; $38.99.


Terrific Tannenbaum

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Aspen Fir Tree

An artificial Christmas tree doesn't have to be devoid of the character you might find at the Christmas tree farm. The varying-sized branches and bark-like pole add natural charm to this faux fir. The 7.5-foot tree comes pre-lit with 700 warm white lights and has 1,319 sturdy branches for hanging ornaments. Pull it out of the box, fluff the branches, and it's ready to be decorated! Available on Amazon; $222.


For the Budget Minded

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Cheap Fake Christmas Tree

Whether you're searching for a real or fake tree, finding a tall and robust one on a budget isn't always easy, which is why this  pine tree by Best Choice Products is such a steal. For less than $50, you can snag a 6-foot artificial tree with 1,000 fire-resistant branch tips. Saving some dough on the Christmas tree means more presents to go under it. Available on Amazon; $44.99.


Space-Saving Spruce

Best Artificial Christmas Tree - Half Christmas Tree

Don't have the perfect corner to put the tree? That's okay, this one-sided tree fits flat against the wall! Available in 5 foot and 7 foot, this half tree is a nifty solution for small rooms or for those who don't want to deal with setting up a heavy tree. Available on Amazon; $99.99.


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Today's artificial Christmas trees are looking more lifelike than ever! Spring for an artificial Christmas tree this year, and you could save significant cash on your holiday decorating costs for years to come. Click through to see our top picks.