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How to care for a real Christmas tree

(WSYR-TV) — If it’s your first year getting a real Christmas tree or your 10th, there are some tips and tricks you might want to know when bringing a real one home.

Not only is tree care important for the survival of your tree but it also helps prevent insect pests, diseases, or even house fires. According to Cornell University, it all starts when you pick the tree at the Christmas tree farm or lot.

When picking out your real Christmas tree, you need to consider a few factors including if the tree has been stored away from the sun and wind or if it’s been treated with anti-desiccant.

The full article is available at ozarksfirst.com.

(Story by Megan Hatch, WSYR-TV, found at ozarksfirst.com)

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