Care for the tree as carefully as you care for cut flowers.
Let the tree
remain outdoors or on a cool porch until you are
ready to decorate. An area that provides
protection from the wind and sun will help the tree
retain its moisture.
fresh, straight cut across the trunk about 1" up
from the original cut and place the trunk end
immediately into fresh water. This opens
the tree stem so it can take up water. If
you allow the water level to drop below the
trunk, a seal will form just as it does on a cut
flower, and a new cut will be necessary.
As long as the tree keeps drawing water it will
are thirsty! They may drink between 2 pints and
a gallon of water per day - so make sure to
check daily and supply fresh water as needed.
Remember, a fresh supply of water is essential
to keep the tree fresh.
Making Memories Christmas Trees -
5216 E. 600 South, Lafayette, IN 47909 - (765)-296-2521