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Christmas Trees 2019

How to choose a Real Christmas Tree

There is nothing like the aroma of real Christmas trees to give that magical Christmas feeling we love.

Preparation – measure up

Before choosing your real Christmas tree, measure the space in your home (remembering that the tree stand could add height).

Visit our Exeter garden centres

Once you know your height (and diameter of space available) visit one of our Exeter garden centres between the 26th November and 24th December to buy your tree.

We will have four types to choose from:

  1. Nordman Fir. This is the UK’s number 1 selling tree. It has a bushy shape, strong branches for big baubles and is great for retaining it’s needles.
  2. The Fraser Fir – Quickly approaching the number 1 spot this fir is also great for retaining its needles but it has a slightly narrower shape and a beautiful fragrance.
  3. The Norway Spruce – the traditional tree as sent to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1844. It’s probably what you grew up with!
  4. The Blue Spruce (only available pot grown)  – like the Norway spruce but with a gorgeous silver-blue colour to its needles. Very elegant.

Once you have picked your tree our staff will net it for you (for free) and then help you to your car. If you find you can’t get it home then ask one of our team about delivery charges to your address.

Order your Christmas tree from home

Know what you want but can’t get to us? Don’t worry you can order your tree over the phone. Rest assured our fussy elves will always choose the best shape available as we want know this is important. We generally need at least two working days notice to cut a special order tree and we will advise you of available delivery dates and costs when you call. To order your Christmas Tree please call 01392 873672.

Getting your tree home

Once home, leave your tree upright outdoors for as long as possible. If you have a cut tree it pays to saw another 2cm/inch off the bottom to make a fresh cut, which will aid the uptake of water and keep your tree fresh for longer.

Ensure the stem is in water at all times. It is easiest to get your tree indoors and in the stand whilst still wrapped in its net. Get the tree straight and firmly in place before cutting the netting away. If you find it won’t fit in the space you want it to, take a pair of secateurs and cut off the necessary branches where they join the stem. These offcuts are great for making wreaths and other natural decorations around the house. Ensure your tree is not near a direct heat source (i.e. a fire or radiator). Water your tree daily.

All you have to do now is decorate and we’ve got a lovely selection of lights and decorations awaiting your visit.

Christmas Tree 2019 Prices

PREMIUM CUT CHRISTMAS TREES 2019 Height in feet Price
NORDMAN FIRS – PREMIUM DELUXE GRADE CUT TOPS     

The UK’s number 1 selling Christmas Tree. Bushy shape, soft needles with high needle retention.  Premium Deluxe grade trees are well tended during growth and are pruned to give optimum shape.

120-150cm     (Yellow Label)  4-5ft £25.00
150-175cm    (Blue Label) 5-6ft £35.00
175-200cm    (Pink Label)  6-7ft £45.00
200-225cm      (Purple Label) 7ft £60.00
225-250cm (Green Label) 7-8ft £75.00
250-300cm     (Orange/White Label) 8-10ft £85.00
300-360cm 10-12ft £100.00
NORDMAN FIRS – STANDARD GRADE CUT    

St Bridget’s homegrown in Exeter – left to grow naturally in the field, as a result they are not so uniformly shaped as the premium deluxe grade ones)

210-240cm 7-8ft £50.00
240-270cm   8-9ft £80.00
270-300cm SPECIAL ORDER 9-10ft £115.00
300-365cm SPECIAL ORDER 10-12ft £155.00
360-420cm SPECIAL ORDER 12-14ft £170.00
420-480cm SPECIAL ORDER 14-16ft £195.00
460-600cm – collection only  SPECIAL ORDER 15-20ft £230.00
610-914cm – collection only SPECIAL ORDER 20-30ft £320.00
SPECIAL ORDER = only available by advance order. These will not be in our centres
NORWAY SPRUCE PREMIUM DELUXE CUT TOPS      

The traditional Christmas Tree as sent to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1844! Premium deluxe grade trees are well tended during growth and are pruned to give optimum shape.

150-175cm    (Red Label) 5-6ft £20.00
175-200cm    (Blue Label)  6-7ft £25.00
200-225cm      (White Label) 7ft £30.00
NORWAY SPRUCE STANDARD CUT TOPS     

As above but grown in our fields in Exeter. Standard grade trees are left to nature and so will not be as uniformly shaped as premium ones. 

90-120cm 3-4ft £15.00
120-150cm  4-5ft £18.00
210-240cm SPECIAL ORDER 7-8ft £30.00
240-270cm  SPECIAL ORDER 8-9ft £35.00
270-300cm SPECIAL ORDER 9-10ft £45.00
300-365cm SPECIAL ORDER 10-12ft £55.00
360-420cm SPECIAL ORDER 12-14ft £65.00
SPECIAL ORDER = only available by advance order. These will not be in our centres
FRASER  FIRS PREMIUM GRADE CUT TOPS     

Rapidly chasing the popularity of the Norman fir, the Fraser Fir has a slightly narrower base and a beautiful fragrance. Great needle retention. 

120-150cm     (White Label)  4-5ft £25.00
150-175cm    (Red Label) 5-6ft £35.00
175-200cm    (Blue Label)  6-7ft £45.00
PREMIUM POT GROWN CHRISTMAS TREES

Our living trees have been pot grown in the UK – this means that they can be transplanted into your garden after Christmas. Be careful not to buy inferior potted trees as they are less likely to survive the move. 

height in feet Sell price 
BLUE SPRUCE 80-100cm (Red Label) 2-3ft £35.00
BLUE SPRUCE 100-120cm (Pink label) 3-4ft £45.00
NORDMAN FIR 100-120cm (Pink Label) 3-4ft £45.00
NORWAY SPRUCE 120-150cm (Yellow Label) 4-5ft £36.00