12 Best Artificial Christmas Trees That Rival the Real Thing

Give the vacuum a break this season.

artificial christmas trees

Fake Christmas trees aren't the plastic monstrosities of yesteryear. With more realistic silhouettes, tangle-free lights and easy upkeep, there are plenty reasons to make the switch. Still need convincing? Recent reports claim up to could be hiding in a living tree's branches. Eek.

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balsam hill bh balsam fir premium artificial christmas tree
Balsam Fir

It's easy to mistake this stately pine for the actual thing. The dense shape packs in over 5,000 branch tips, meaning there are plenty of places to hang your entire ornament collection.

BUY NOW: $549,

Balsam Hill
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best choice products 6' premium hinged artificial christmas pine tree
Amazon's Best Seller

It's pretty easy to understand why this pick flies off the warehouse shelves. Just take a look at the price tag.

BUY NOW: $40,

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Multicolored Lights

A favorite of the , this evergreen looks just like the real thing thanks to naturally falling branches. With a little Christmas magic (i.e. a foot pedal), the lights easily tap on and off.

BUY NOW: $500,

Balsam Hill
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treetopia winter white artificial christmas tree
Winter White

Ditch the traditional red and green and embrace your existing decor instead. Besides, a snow-white pine is the perfect backdrop for eclectic ornaments.

BUY NOW: $229,

Treetopia
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best choice products prelit premium spruce hinged artificial christmas tree
Stately Conifer

There's nothing wrong with a classic. Snap the three sections together, and this traditional beauty stands an impressive 7.5 feet tall.

BUY NOW: $130,

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vickerman minnesota pine westbrook 6.5' green artificial half christmas tree
Space Saver

If your living room's already a little cramped, prop up a clever "half tree" against a free wall. You'll carve out more floor space and save time decorating as well.

BUY NOW: $111,

Vickerman
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Blue Spruce

Appropriately named after their bluish foliage, living blue spruces possess one less-desirable quality. The needles give off an unpleasant odor when crushed. Save your nose by going the fake route and burning a instead.

BUY NOW: $279,

Balsam Hill
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national tree company pine artificial christmas tree
Frosty Pine

No matter the climate, get the dreamy look of freshly fallen snow with a flocked tree. Cue up a little Bing Crosby, and all of your Christmases will be white.

BUY NOW: $360,

National Tree Company
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Pencil Thin

Even the tightest corner can accommodate this slim tree. With a slender 30-inch diameter, there's plenty of room for Santa to pile presents underneath.

BUY NOW: $80,

National Tree Company
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Mini Tree

Petite saplings can make quite the impact with some creative decorating ideas. Pop it on a cake stand, basket or crate to gain a few extra inches.

BUY NOW: $9,

Darice
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national tree company north valley 7.5 foot black spruce tree
Mod Black

Yep, that's right — black Christmas trees are actually thing. Go with this untraditional choice, and you'll have the perfect canvas for Halloween decorations next October.

BUY NOW: $140,

National Tree Company
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vickerman 54" pink slim fir christmas tree
Bright Pink

Take a trip back to the '60s with an unapologetically pink tree. How can you not smile with that in the room?

BUY NOW: $158,

Vickerman
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