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Oh, Christmas Tree: Live and artificial trees in Singapore

If you’re getting your home ready for the festive season ahead, why not kick-start the celebrations by finding the perfect Christmas tree for your living room? Take a look at our list of great places to purchase live and artificial trees. (Yule thank us!).

Christmas tree
Get your hands on the perfect tree for your living room

The Real Deal: Live Christmas trees

If you want to feel truly Christmassy, there’s nothing better than getting that whiff of real pine as you walk through your front door. Here are some spots to pick up a fanstastic live tree.

Thomson Nurseries

Parallel to Thomson Road, near the Polo Club, you’ll find half a dozen or more handy garden centres in a row. Head over and nose around for the best deal on trees, as well as wreaths, poinsettias and more. Between Andrew Road and Olive Road.

Far East Flora

Pick from a wide variety of tree heights, starting from four feet; costs range from $90 to $800. They also stock wreaths and other fun festive plant options. Stock is available from November, but do call ahead to pre-order. Visit their website for locations.

Corona Florist & Nursery

Trees range from four to nine feet in height and cost up to $298 without a stand; delivery is extra ($35). Stock arrives in the third week of November. 388F Clementi Road.

Prince’s Landscape and Construction

Choose to collect your tree or take advantage of the free delivery – useful if you’re opting for giant perennial! Prices start at $180, and trees will be available from the last week of November; if you want a tree above 16 feet in height, book early as stocks are limited. Too busy for baubles? Snap up a professional decoration package, and you can also opt for free setup and disposal services. 53 Sungei Tengah Road.

Synthetic Christmas tree
Fuss-free and beautiful

Great Fakes: Artificial Christmas Trees

There’s no mess or fuss with an artificial Christmas tree, and you don’t have to worry about disposal either; just pack it up when you’re done and it’ll be as good as new for Decembers to come.

IKEA

IKEA may not be offering live trees this year, but don’t fret, IKEA fans can still purchase their synthetic FEJKA range of Christmas trees. Find trees at 155cm, 180cm and 200cm, priced from $45 to $129. Visit their website for store locations and more stylish decor for the festive season ahead.

Tangs

Pick from a selection of trees up to nine feet tall; prices range from $179 to $499, depending on height – no pre-ordering required. While you’re at it, tick other items off your Christmas shopping list with the tons of festive goodies in store, including decorations and tableware.

Vanda Win

Here you’ll find a range of trees from five to eight feet in height, and costing between $150 and $340. 2 Serangoon Road, The Verge.

Cold Storage

Artificial trees will be available in store from mid-November, as well as, of course, plenty of food for your Christmas feast. Visit their website for more information and locations.

SKP

Find trees small enough to fit on your desk (40cm, up to 1.5 metres), and pair them with a wide variety of decorations. Other Christmas items in store include cards, gift bags, hats, socks and banners.

Lazada

Get your Christmas tree for a great price at the click of a button. White and green trees range from 1.2 to 2.1 metres, and prices start as low as $9.90; some trees even come with lights and decorations already installed.

This is an extract from an article that first appeared in the November 2016 edition of Expat Living. You can purchase a copy for the full article, or Subscribe now so you never miss an issue!

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