Bob Vila's Top 10 Artificial Christmas Trees

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

  1. Blue Spruce

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    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 from Amazon; $299 for a 6' pre-lit tree. 


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  2. Classic Pine

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    Christmas classics are hard to beat, and this fake pine tree from 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 from Amazon; $93.09 + shipping for a 5.5' pre-lit tree.


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  3. Perfect Pop-Up

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    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 350 holiday lights as well as French ribbons, bows, and ornaments peppering its tall but narrow shape, this artifical 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 from Amazon; $89.99 + shipping for a 6' pre-lit tree. 


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  4. Artfully Accented

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    Carolina pine full pre lit christmas tree

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    An array of cashmere and bristle branch tips on this 7.5' 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 from Amazon; $440.50 + free shipping for a 7.5' pre-lit tree.


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  5. Fully Flocked

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    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 from Amazon; $289.98 + free shipping for a pre-lit 7' tree.


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  6. Corner Tree

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    This artificial evergreen has 5,062 tips to thank for its lifelike quality, each featuring a precise blend of 70 percent Balsam Hill's True Needle™ tips and 30 percent PVC Classic Needles. 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 10-Year Tree and Foliage Limited Warranty and 3-Year Limited Light Warranty guarantee it. Available from Amazon; $799 + free shipping for a 7' LED pre-lit tree.


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  7. Pencil-Thin Pine

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    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 from Finley Home is a perfect space-saver without sacrificing lush branches trimmed with your choice of clear or multi-colored lights. Available from Amazon; $167.10 + free shipping for a 7.5' pre-lit tree. 


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  8. Downswept Douglas

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    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 from Amazon; $369.99 + free shipping for a pre-lit 7.5' tree. 


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  9. The Charlie Brown Choice

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    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 won't overpower your favorite ornaments during the season and, when it ends, fold down for easy storage. Available from Amazon; $75.99 + free shipping for a 5' tree.


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  10. Snow White

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    7ft sage frosted hard needle pre lit christmas tree

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    For a twist on traditional trees, try this 7' 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 from Amazon; $280.40 + free shipping for a pre-lit 7' tree. 


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