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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about
Christmas Trees

(Q) What if my tree doesn't seem to be absorbing water in the stand?

(A) If you''ve followed all the care tips (keep it out of sun and wind, as well as making a fresh cut off the base before setting it up indoors) there are a couple of things to consider. First, if you cut your own tree at a choose and cut farm, it will not absorb water right away since it has not had time to begin drying out. Second, the best indicator of dryness is the tree itself, not the water level in the stand. The rate of water absorption will fluctuate from day to day. This is normal.

(Q) What if I forgot to make a fresh cut off the base of the tree before setting it up?

(A) If a fresh cut was not made the tree will still take up water, but at a reduced rate. Hot tap water in the tree stand increases water uptake in some trees. If still concerned, do the freshness test every few days and continue to add water to the stand.

(Q) Do Real Trees present the type of fire hazard we are often told about?

(A) Less than 0.0004% of Real Christmas Trees used each year are ignited in home fires and NEVER has a Real Christmas Tree caused or started a fire. Even though the chance of a Christmas Tree fire is very slim, you can ensure that your Real Christmas Tree stays fresh and safe by following the NCTA recommended care tips. Anyone who has ever tried to start a camp fire with green wood understands how flame resistant a properly watered tree is.

Don't believe us? Watch this clip shown on the NBC Tonight Show with Jay Leno in December, 2004:

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(Q) Should I be concerned about bugs being in a tree?

(A) Although extremely rare, a number of different insects and spiders have been found in Christmas trees after setup. Cleaning and shaking trees before setup are valuable preventive actions. If troublesome after setup, the first thing to do is to vacuum. If necessary, household insect sprays specifically labeled for use indoors on ornamental plants and evergreens may also be used, following label directions. Common sense dictates that tree lighting be turned off before any sprays are applied to Christmas trees.

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