Care for your christmas tree
Members of the British Christmas Tree Growers
Association provide high quality Christmas Trees, and their aim is to supply the customer with a tree that is
absolutely ideal for the centrepiece of the Christmas celebrations.
Trees which are bought directly from members are
grown in accordance with the BCTGA environmental Code of Practice and are guaranteed fresh. Provided care is taken
in looking after the tree the tree should survive over 4 weeks. Trees should not be purchased earlier than 1st
December if guaranteed satisfaction is demanded.
you have bought your tree it should be kept outside in a cool shaded place, preferably standing in water, until it
is required indoors. Before bringing the tree indoors it is an advantage if about half an inch is cut off the butt
in order to open up the pores of the tree. Mount it in a water-holding stand, or wedge it in a bucket with pebbles,
small stones or screwed up newspaper, and place it away from direct heat.
container topped up with water every day;
Members of the BCTGA cultivate well shaped and sturdy trees specially for the
You can only ensure this high quality by buying from a member of this